Co-Founder, Executive Vice President, and Chief Technology Officer of 3D Systems Corporation
President & CEO, Maker Media
MAKE and Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty interviews Charles Hull, CTO of 3D Systems Corporation and founding father of 3D printing.
Dale Dougherty is the founder, President & CEO of Maker Media, Inc. in Sebastopol, CA. Maker Media produces Make Magazine, which launched in 2005, and Maker Faire, which was held first in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006. MAKE has been the catalyst for a worldwide Maker Movement that is transforming innovation in industry, hands-on learning in education and the personal lives of makers of all ages. MAKE invites everyone to become a maker, and integrate creative goals with technical skills. Dougherty was a co-founder of O’Reilly Media, where he was the first editor of their computing trade books, and developed GNN in 1993, the first commercial website. He coined Web 2.0 in 1993. MAKE started at O’Reilly Media and spun out as its own company in January 2013. He grew up in Louisville, KY.
Charles (Chuck) W. Hull is the Chief Technology Officer of 3D Systems Corporation and the inventor of stereolithography (SLA), the first commercial rapid prototyping technology. From his printing of the first 3D part in 1983, to the founding of 3D Systems in 1986 he launched the 3D printing industry and continues to lead the companies advanced research efforts.