Avi Reichental is a 3D printing pioneer and one of the world’s leading authorities on additive manufacturing, industry 4.0 and exponential-tech convergence. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Nexa3D, the maker of the world’s fastest 3D printers and of XponentialWorks, a venture investment and M&A firm that is focused on advancing digital manufacturing, health and, the circular economy.
As the former president, CEO and director of 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), Reichental led the company for over twelve years, building the largest additive manufacturing market leader. Previously, Avi served as senior executive and officer of Sealed Air (NYSE: SEE) for twenty-two years. Reichental is also the former Chairman of Nano Dimension (NASDAQ:NNDM) and served on the board of directors of Harman International (NYSE:HAR) until its sale to Samsung.
In 2013, he was listed by Fortune Magazine as a top 50 business leader and in 2014 he was named by Popular Mechanics as one of the top 25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream. His acclaimed TED talk about the future of 3D printing has garnered more than 2.6 million views. He is a member of the XPRIZE board of directors, and a former trustee of the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.