Michelle Baek, Director of Asia Sales in 3D SYSTEMS, has worked for 19 years covering Laser Vision, 3D Scanning, Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, additive manufacturing fields. Based on her diverse projects and solution consultancy experiences in EMEA and Asia with the large global companies from aerospace, automotive, marine, AEC (Architecture Engineering and Construction) Electronics and Health Care industry, Michelle is exploiting the digital thread, 3D printing technology, additive manufacturing applications and best practices. She is keeping up with extending the boundary of 3D printing applications in combination with the conventional and digital manufacturing field experience.
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Dr. Stephan Beyer is the CEO at BigRep GmbH since the beginning of 2015 and has many years of experience in venture capital. His career began Mr. Beyer at bmp AG, a venture capital company. Most recently, he served as investment manager for the development and divestment of several participants from the Internet and telecommunications industries. Most recently Mr. Beyer worked as an Investment Director, he was responsible for investment management since November 2001 till February 2015 at Ventegis Capital AG. He lectures at Fachhochschule für Ökonomie in Berlin (University of applied sciences for economics in Berlin, Germany). Today after more than 3 years BigRep has over 90 fulltime staffers. BigRep printers are found almost on every continent and with Offices in Berlin, Boston USA and Singapore the company is a well-known global player in this young industry.
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Born in Italy in 1964, Maurizio Costabeber is an entrepreneur in the 3D printing industry since more than 20 years. In 1993 he launches the first desktop version 3D printer, produced by his co-founded Japanese start-up. Thanks to its Japanese experience and to the studies and researches on innovative technologies, in 2007 he transmits this know-how to DWS, with the aim to bring the 3D printing to the highest level for quality and resolution. The company is vertically integrated and produces in-house the printers for jewelry, for dental applications and for industrial design, the software and the consumable materials as well. DWS grows in business and nowadays exports the 80% of its production, to over 60 countries around the world. He is a speaker at many additive manufacturing and industry 4.0 conventions. During CES of Las Vegas in 2015, Maurizio Costabeber introduces XFAB, the first prosumer 3D printer, realizing his vision to make the professional 3D printing available for everyone and in 2017 at Formnext in Frankfurt he has presented XCELL the fully automated SLA production cell.
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Dermot Desmond has a strong technical background, having originally trained as an electrical engineer. With a passion for delivering innovation to the marketplace, he quickly transitioned to a commercial career. Over the last thirty years has deployed his talents globally across a range of applications including electronic, radar, software, material science and metallurgy, operating in the safety-critical aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, infrastructure, renewable energy and nuclear sectors.
DD joined LPW in 2016 as sales manager and is responsible for the development of LPW’s reseller network globally and directly is responsible for the development of LPW’s business across the Asia-Pacific region. The LPW reseller network now covers Korea, Japan, China, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Russia, Turkey, Israel, Portugal and Greece.
LPW is recognised globally as the leading processor and manufacturer of metal powders for additive manufacturing from its purpose-built AM facility in Widnes, UK and USA facility in Pittsburgh. LPW has gained an uncompromising reputation for quality by viewing Additive Manufacturing from the Perspective of the Powder and has developed PowderLife a suite of hardware and software for the management and traceability of powders to complement its extensive metal powder offering. DD manages the global support and development of the full LPW product range across the Asia-Pacific region
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nCEO & Co-Founder
Mr. Amit Dror is a Co-Founder, CEO and Director of Nano Dimension. Mr. Dror previously co-founded the Milk & Honey Whisky Distillery in 2012, which is the first single malt whisky distillery in Israel. Mr. Dror also co-founded Eternegy Ltd. in 2010 and served as its CEO and a director from 2010 to 2013. He developed vast experience in project, account and sales management across a range of roles at ECI Telecom Ltd., Comverse Technology, Inc., Eternegy Ltd. and Milk & Honey Distillery Ltd. Mr. Dror has a background that covers technology management, software, business development, fundraising and complex project execution. Mr. Dror is a Merage Institute Graduate.
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Shamil Hargovan is a tech entrepreneur, who has contributed thought leadership and invention to the emerging fields of adaptive manufacturing, augmented reality, and IoT. In 2016, Shamil was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 for Manufacturing and Industry in 2016 and Forbes 30 Under 30 Alumni All-Star List in 2017. Shamil co-founded Wiivv, after leaving his job at Hewlett-Packard. During his time at HP, he built devices and app-based services—that resulted in revenues over $3B. He played a key strategic role in developing HP’s business opportunity and foray into the 3D printing industry. Prior to that, Shamil was a management and strategy consultant at Clarkston Consulting, serving clients in the consumer products and life sciences industries. He got his start in tech at SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute), where he worked on digital media start-ups within their ventures group. There, he had a transformational cafeteria conversation with the computer mouse and hyper-text inventor, Douglas Engelbart—that changed his career outlook forever. Shamil is an active community volunteer, outdoorsman, scholar of global affairs, and supporter of the arts. He graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Edward J. Sexton PPE Fellows Program). He can often be found hiking, running, or biking the trails of California or the Pacific Northwest. To-date, Shamil has lived in and worked for organizations ranging from 2 to over 200,000 people in Australia, Africa, and North America.
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In-Hyuck Hwang, a technical director at MSC Software Korea has been a simulation engineer for CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) for the last 20 years. He currently concentrates on the dissemination of CAE simulation technology for production and manufacturing processes. He’s focusing on productivity improvement using simulation technology in the 3D printing process, which is the center of the Industry 4.0. In particular, he has been supporting the 3D printing process of metal and composite materials by combining the simulation technology and the way to produce the right result from the beginning.
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Applications Engineer - Metals
Maryna is an Applications Engineer with EOS working with the Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) machines , focusing on the EOS M100 system.
She received her Master’s degrees from Texas A&M University, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, and the National Technical University of Ukraine Polytechnic Institute. At Korea Institute of Science and Technology where she did research about the flexible floating ring seal that is used to reduce the leakage and increase compressor efficiency. Maryna has presented results of her studies at STLE 2013 meeting. While working on her Master’s degree at KIST she ealized that certain geometry cannot be manufactured. Later Maryna learned about 3D printing. Additive manufacturing technology allows more freedom in building complex geometries but on the other hand user needs to be mindful of the hazards that DMLS process might represent.
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Seok Jin Youn
Head of Digital Supply Chain and Manufacturing Division
Seok Jin Youn is in charge of digital supply chain and manufacturing division in SAP Korea. In recent years, Youn is engaged in digital manufacturing and expansion of supply chain by combining new technologies such as IoT, machine learning and blockchain. Youn received his Ph.D. from Yonsei University Business School.
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William SH Joo
As the developer of Open-Source 3D Printer Willibot, professor William Joo is well known in Korea and currently serves as the chairman of KAMUG (Korean Additive Manufacturing User Group). He is also a member of the Shanghai Additive Manufacturing Association in China and was a research professor at the Robot Technoloy Center, Pusan National University. William has been taking a variety of roles in additive manufacturing indsutry, including technology consultant and vice president of Sentrol, advisor and vice president of ObjectBuild. William is a graduate of Seoul National University, Department of Industrial Chemistry and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Korea University.
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Ilyong Jung, recently joined GE Additive as a sales manager, has various business experiences associated with CAD/CAM/ PLM at IBM, Dassault Systemes and PTC. Through his experiences, Ilyong shares innovative ideas with manufacturers on creating new business opportunities through Digital Transformation and Industries 4.0. Ilyong also believes that additive manufacturing technology will revolutionize the local manufacturing industry.
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CK Kan is the Regional Director-APAC of Desktop Metal, an emerging company with the mission to bring metal 3D printing within reach of all design and manufacturing teams. Prior to joining Desktop Metal in June 2017, CK has more than 28 years of direct sales and channel management experiences across Greater China and APAC region. He has worked for various Fortune 500 high technology complex solution sales 3D CAD/CAM/PLM companies such as PTC and Autodesk before entering the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing industry in 2005 joining the Z Corporation (later on 3D Systems) back then. Throughout his career, he has vast experience and in-depth knowledge of different design and manufacturing process for different industry sectors such as automotive, heavy machinery, footwear and consumer electronics or appliances, etc.
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Youngjun Kim is a principal researcher at Biomedical Research Institute in Korea Institute of Science and Technology. In 2017, he authored 15 journal papers, transferred technologies to 3 companies, and gave more than 30 presentations. Recently, he received awards by NST(2018), KIST(2017), and Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning(2016). He published the book, VTK programming (2017). He received his BS (2001), MS (2003), and Ph.D. (2009) in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Seoul National University. He researched in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University as a postdoctoral scholar (2013). His research interests include 3D software, 3D printing, VR/AR, AI for medicine.
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Process R&D Director
Dae-Jung KIM has worked for Insstek since 2012. He has developed Direct Energy Deposition (DED), classified in the ASTM standard, 3D Printing system and process, and cooperated with international research institute, and consulted with a lot of clients.
Insstek has sold about 20 machines in 10 countries, and is leading Metal 3D Printing Technology in Korea. The company develops custom units for industrial applications and a range of systems from small to large, and printing process technology with new metal material in order to become a key member of the 4th Industrial revolution
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Tony Kim has been a member of Korean government’s 3D printing strategy technology roadmap and has been working on developing industrial applications for photopolymers. In particular, Tony has been interested in using 3D printers for digital dentistry, and for the past three years, he has been responsible for the commercialization of the custom dental 3D printer and material development consortium. Tony is interested in designing for 3D printing (DfAM) and participates in R&D in medical field through development of process technology applying ceramics. Currently, Tony is in charge of 3D related projects in Hephzibah.
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CEO & Founder
San Ko is the CEO and Founder of ATEAM Ventures, a company offering wide range of possibilities of 3D printing technology. Under the vision of “Free People's Creativity”, ATEAM is manufacturing and producing 3D printers and launched online 3D printing platform. It offers a professional and premium 3d printing services through online to all makers, designers and entrepreneurs. San Ko also led an NGO, TIDE Institute which is the first Fab Lab in Korea.
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At Materialise, Soonhyo Kwon is in charge of the Korean market to carry out market development and strategy establishment. She also shares Materialise's 28 years of experience and advanced innovation cases to create meaningful and sustainable developments in the local 3D printing market. She has served in the software business for 3D printing on Materialise over the past decade, and with the role of 3D printing as a Back-bone, meaningful examples can be realized with 3D printing, not only in the various industries as manufacturing but also in the medical sector.
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Alex Lalumiere is Director of HP's 3D Printing Client Sales in Asia Pacific and Japan
In this role, Alex leads the direct sales and partnerships with strategic accounts across the region.
He is also fostering relationships with industry and government bodies across the region to help drive the adoption of additive manufacturing.
In his previous role, Alex oversaw Asia-Pacific and Japan's portfolio of computing service spanning configuration, deployment, care and usage services. He led all aspects of sales, portfolio development, go-to-market programs and business development. Most recently, he pioneered the development and enablement of HP's Device-as-a-Service solution.
Since 2001, Alex has held various worldwide & regional positions at HP across both the PC and printing businesses. During his 16-year tenure, he contributed to the implementation of strategic projects and the development of emerging businesses at HP. Prior to his current role, Alex was Senior Manager of the Services, Displays & Accessories business in Asia Pacific and Japan.
A French Canadian, Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, Canada, and a Masters of Science in Financial Economics from the University of London, UK. He is a world traveler and has worked in North America, Europe & Asia. He spends his time taking care of his two lovely young daughters, discovering new places, diving best reefs, and winning(hopefully) ice hocky matches.
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Byeong-bag Lee graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in mechanical engineering and obtained a master's degree in system control engineering from Graduate School of Science and Technology. Since joining Sindoh in 1987, he has been the key person in the development of the automatic paper jam free copier that applied the world's first Fuzzy Jam Control technology in 1994. In 2000, he led the development of eco-friendly copier that won the presidential award. In 2013, Mr. Lee won the Ministerial Prize of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy for leading the development of the best product for evaluating the material structure improvement. Since 2006, he has been the director of Sindoh's R&D center and has been serving as senior executive vice president of the company since this year. Lee also has been leading Sindoh’s 3D Printing Business since 2014.
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Territory Technical Manager
Seung-Chul Lee had worked as a mechanical engineer more than 10 years including Samsung Electronics and Laird Technologies. Base on various experiences in the industrial arena, Lee joined Dassault Systemes Korea in 2011 and I have been working as a TTM (Territory Technical Manager) Leader in Korea. Lee always makes an effort for customer’s success in the point of Mechanical Design & Manufacturing.
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Junyoung Lim is a manager of 3D Innovation Center at CGBio, Inc. CGBio’s mission is to improve quality of life by developing and providing treatment solutions for diseased or aged musculoskeletal tissue system. Recently, CGBio is expanding to the field of aesthetics and plastic surgery. He has recently been focusing on research to rebuild defective bones using bioceramic materials.
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Damon C. Matteo is CEO of Fulcrum Strategy, which provides expert guidance in strategies and execution for capturing commercial advantage from innovation. With an emphasis on creating significant impact, Damon's career spans over twenty years across all facets of the strategic creation, management and commercialization/monetization of high-value innovations and intellectual property assets – all in an international context, focusing on East-West innovation and monetization synergies. On the innovation side, Damon's efforts focus on developing advantaged technology positions that create advantaged market positions. Operating in this advantaged intersection of market and technology, Mr. Matteo manages innovations as a portfolio of unique corporate assets, optimizing between the investment, risk and returns attendant to their commercial use, alternative monetization and legal options.
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President & CEO
An entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, Tamer currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. Tamer co-founded Aspect in 2013 and has played a leading role in our overall corporate, business, and technology development. Under his leadership, we have secured significant funding, entered strategic collaborations with best-in-class pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and developed our commercial products. In his previous appointment as Chief Technology Officer of the company, Tamer drove the innovation and development of the company’s core technologies and intellectual property. As a leader in the field of 3D bioprinting, he has been invited to speak on this topic at venues ranging from TEDx to industry, scientific and executive conferences. In 2017, he was awarded BC's Top 40 under 40 award for demonstrating excellence in business, judgement, leadership, and community contribution. Tamer serves on the Board of Directors of ACETECH, a non-profit training and mentoring organization for CEOs of technology and life sciences companies. Tamer holds a B.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and M.A.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia.
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Sales Director, Asia Pacific & Japan
Guy J. Ofek is a seasoned and well experienced business and channel manager, with over 15 years of diversified experience across the various sub regions of Asia and the Pacific. He currently serves as the APJ Sales Director for Mcor Technologies, the world only provider of 3D Printers utilizing standard office paper to deliver full color, paper made 3D models. Mr. Ofek's career in the AM industry started back in 2008, selling printers by Solido, before moving to Objet Geometries in 2010, to managed the expansion of its channel network in SEA, as well as lead its Global Accounts in Asia. Four years later, and following the merger with Stratasys, Guy was tasked with assisting the company’s Strategic Accounts in Japan and Korea shift from prototyping to production oriented application, as part of his role as Strategic Accounts Manager for APJ. Guy - a trained and certified attorney - earned his bachelor degree back in 1997, and after several years of practice, moved to business world following his Master degree from Manchester Business School. Guy is currently residing in Seoul for 4.5 years, were he is highly connected and involved in social and business community, through his roles at the Korea Business Leaders Alliance (Community Director), and the Beefsteak & Burgundy Club - Seoul Chapter (President).
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Founder | Chairman | CEO
Avi Reichental is one of the world’s leading authorities on 3D printing and exponential tech convergence. In 2014, he was named by Popular Mechanics as one of the top 25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream, and was listed by Fortune magazine in 2013 as a top 50 business leader. His acclaimed TED talk about the future of 3D printing has garnered more than 2.5 million views. As the former president and CEO of 3D Systems, Reichental built the company into a formidable global 3D printing leader. He is now the founder, chairman, and CEO of XponentialWorks, an advisory, venture investment, and product development company. Reichental is also a general partner at OurCrowd’s Cognitiv venture fund for AI, robotics and digital manufacturing startups. He holds numerous leadership roles in the 3D printing industry, including co-chairman of Nano Dimension, vice chairman of DWS, vice-chairman of Techniplas, executive chairman and co-founder of Nexa3D, executive chairman of NXT Factory. Reichental sat on the board of directors of Harman International until its sale to Samsung, and is the founder and executive chairman of ag-tech pioneer Centaur. Reichental contributes his knowledge and insights as a contributor to Forbes and TechCrunch. He is a core faculty member at Singularity University, a member of the XPRIZE board, and a trustee of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum.
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Peter Rogers, Additive Manufacturing Product Specialist at Autodesk since 2016. His role entails sales, business development and channel management in the APAC region for Autodesk Netfabb. After Autodesk’s acquired Netfabb in 2015, he’s worked hard on the GTM strategy and been crucial in the fast growth achieved in the region. His knowledge of additive manufacturing stems from his Global Sales Director role at Kabuku Inc (Tokyo). His strong results fueled the company’s growth, leading to a total of $10mil+ in venture capital fund raising. Graduating from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) International Business / Arts double degree. He’s been living in Tokyo for a total of 10 years.
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Director of Additive Manufacturing Programs
Mohsen Seifi joined ASTM International in 2016 as a director of additive manufacturing (AM) programs, in which he facilitates’ standardization activities across all ASTM AM related technical committees and building new partnerships as well as development of new AM standard related programs within diverse ASTM portfolios. He has also appointment as an adjunct assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). He has co-authored more than 30 peer reviewed publications and has presented more than 40 invited talks at various technical meetings, industries and government agencies while also receiving various technical society honors and awards. He is currently serves as a global director of additive manufacturing programs at ASTM International Washington DC office.
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Sr. Director, Products & Solutions
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Shri accomplished senior executive with MBA from the Wharton School of Business/MS in Chemical engineering from RPI and currently founder and CEO at printerprezz a stealth medical focused company. Prior to this role had 19+ years of progressive experience in Additive Manufacturing and the semiconductor equipment industry. Last role at in the Office of CTO ( New Business Development/Applied Ventures/M&A) group at Applied Materials focused on creating new business, building global partnerships, marketing, acquisitions/licensing and driving new business models in new and adjacent markets. Collaborate closely with key executives to develop innovative strategic and tactical plans. Manage global operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. Supervise high performing, global teams of technical professionals. Set aggressive metrics and ensure projects meet or exceed key goals. Manage multimillion dollar budgets and develop complex, highly technical systems. Resolve escalated issues quickly and efficiently. Identify and take advantage new business opportunities to improve company profitability and performance. Hold Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Chemical Engineering. Skilled leader recognized for outstanding work ethic and commitment to high quality project completions
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Kyu Won Shim graduated from Yonsei University, College of Medicine, finished an internship and neurosurgical resident training at Severance Hospital, and then qualified as a neurosurgeon. While specializing in pediatric neurosurgery, he received a doctorate in neurosurgery from the Yonsei graduate school. He has performed many reconstructive surgeries for the skull defect. He invented and established the first commercially available the 3D printed skull titanium implant in Korea by successfully treating many patients for cranial defects and facial restoration. He and his colleagues have developed and expanded custom made 3D printing implants. He is the member of advisory committee of Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. He is now on the project of the development of safety guideline for 3D printing-related software for medical application. He has been Korean delegate and expert on TC261 for Additional Manufacturing since 2016 and has been a full-time member of ISO/IEC JTC1 for 3D printing and scanning since 2017. He is also mutual liaison office of two TCs. He has proposed a 3D printing information technology related work item in ISO/IEC JTC1 and been working toward the establishment of relevant international standards
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Dr. Jin-Hyung Shim is an Assistant professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering at Korea Polytechnic University, where he has been since 2014. He received a B.S. from Pusan National University in 2008, and his Ph. D. of Department of Mechanical Engineering from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in 2013. From 2013 to 2014, he worked at Biotech Center in POSTECH as a Post-Doctor. Now, he is co-founder and CTO of T&R Biofab, 3D Bio Printing start-up in Korea. His research includes the 3D microfabrication based on 3D printing technology, and its application to tissue engineering and more generally, bio-related manufacturing. He received several awards in the academic area concerned. Shim has published over 50 academic papers in various international journals in the field of manufacturing and tissue engineering. In addition to the research experiences, he succeeded to commercialize 3D printed tissue engineered scaffolds for clinical uses. The clinically approved 3D printing scaffolds has been applied to over 2,000 patients.
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Terry Wohlers is principal consultant and president of Wohlers Associates, Inc., an independent consulting firm he founded 31 years ago. Wohlers has provided consulting assistance to more than 260 organizations in 26 countries, as well as to 180 companies in the investment community. He has authored 400 books, articles, and technical papers and has given more than 150 keynote presentations on five continents. Wohlers has twice served as a featured speaker at events held at the U.S. White House and has appeared on many television and radio news programs. He is a principal author of the Wohlers Report, the undisputed industry-leading report on additive manufacturing and 3D printing for 23 consecutive years.
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Hon S. Yi is Co-Founder and VP of Business Development of Tytus3D. Tytus3D is the total Metal 3D Printing solution provider in Silicon Valley. Prior to Tytus3D, Hon was Managing Director and Vice President of Business Development in a metal 3D printing company. Currently, he is advisor for several start-ups and manufacturing companies having interests in 3D printing in Silicon Valley. He served as CEO, co-founder, and executive in several start-ups including robotics, 3D printer, telecom, IT and so on in Silicon Valley for 20 years. And he set up and managed local branch offices and manufacturing partners in China, Korea, Taiwan, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina. Prior to several start-ups, he started his career in LG International. He has a BS degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and studied graduate courses in University of Colorado and California State UniversityHon was a moderator and speaker at 3D printing session at World Knowledge Forum, one of the biggest forum in Asia, in 2016 and 2017. Recently, he was a moderator at InnoTech Korea 2018 by KOTRA with a session title, 'AI & Block Chain Empowering Industry 4.0'.
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