What's the big deal about 3D printing? Avi Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer of 3D Systems discusses how 3D printing will disrupt the manufacturing sector.
Avi Reichental has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of 3D Systems NYSE: DDD since September 2003. Under Avi’s leadership, 3D Systems emerged as a global 3D content-to-print leader that is redefining and shaping the way we design, what we create, and how we manufacture.
Through his passion to democratize the ideation-to-production process, the company has evolved and expanded its business model from the inventor of 3D printing to a provider of end-to-end solutions that are transforming entire industries by empowering professionals and consumers worldwide to create and make.
Prior to joining 3D Systems, for more than 22 years, Avi served in various senior executive positions with Sealed Air Corporation NYSE:SEE, a leading provider of food safety and security, facility hygiene, and product protection solutions worldwide, most recently as Corporate Officer, Vice President, and General Manager of Sealed Air’s Shrink Packaging business.
Avi is a passionate maker and community service leader. He is the recipient of the regional 2011 E&Y entrepreneur of the year award and the 2012 Financial Times Boldness in Business award and holds 25 U.S. patents. Avi currently serves as faculty chair of the Digital Fabrication Program at Singularity University and is a member of the XPRIZE innovation board and the NCOHF board, also known as America’s ToothFairy.