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- Nexa3D adds industry experts to strengthen its industry-leading team
- Senior leadership hires bring technical, sales, and marketing expertise
- Nexa3D welcomes Nina Swienton as Chief Marketing Officer; Melissa Hanson as Vice President, Product Marketing and Management; Mehdi Mojdeh as Vice President of Engineering; and Michael Currie as Vice President, General Manager Desktop Business Unit
- Nexa3D is still hiring with open positions across a variety of disciplines for those looking to join a passionate, diverse team driven to making a difference
Ventura, CA, 17 November 2021 — Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast polymer 3D printers, today announced the expansion of its team with experienced industry leaders in key roles throughout the company.
Nexa3D Leadership Expansion
Already known for its industry-leading 3D printing technology, Nexa3D has also been focused on expanding its passionate team of experts. This summer, the company began a targeted recruitment campaign that has been yielding excellent results, drawing top talent to the team. Recruitment remains a priority as Nexa3D looks to continue to expand its capabilities with a diverse and experienced team.
Four well-known leaders have recently joined the Nexa3D team, strengthening the company’s positioning in technical, sales, and marketing activities.
Dr. Mehdi Mojdeh joined Nexa3D in September as the Vice President of Engineering. Mojdeh is a 3D printing technology development expert with over 20 years of relevant technical and leadership experience. He was instrumental in the development of several 3D printing technologies at 3D Systems and he later joined Align Technology where he worked in the development of 3D printing technologies and their applications. He is an expert in several 3D printing technologies including Inkjet, DLP, SLA, and SLS with deep understanding of different technology subsystems and 3D process development.
Michael Currie, the new Vice President, General Manager Desktop Business Unit, joined Nexa3D in November 2021. Currie’s leadership of the new Desktop business unit starts with the launch of the XiP, an ultrafast polymer desktop 3D printer. He brings years of experience leading new product launches and go-to-market initiatives across the tech sector while holding leadership positions across sales and marketing roles. Prior to Nexa3D, he was VP of Marketing and Revenue Operations at Gecko Robotics, the Head of Direct Sales for North America at Formlabs, and the Global Director of Sales Engineering and Customer Sales at HubSpot. Currie holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and an MS in EECS from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Nina Swienton has been appointed as the new Chief Marketing Officer at Nexa3D, beginning her tenure in November 2021. Swienton is a senior marketing executive with 20 years of experience in building brands, driving demand, and accelerating growth for technology and software-based B2B companies. She has developed and executed strategic go-to-market plans that delivered double digit revenue growth for companies ranging from private equity carve-outs to scaleups and high-growth public corporations. Prior to joining Nexa3D, Swienton was a Vice President of Marketing at Protolabs where she led product marketing, branding, and demand generation efforts for seven years. During her tenure, the company grew from $200M to $450M in annual revenues. Swienton holds a BA in Marketing and an Executive MBA from the University of St. Thomas.
Melissa Hanson joined Nexa3D in November 2021 as the Vice President, Product Marketing and Management. Hanson is a full-stack marketing leader with over 15 years of experience driving high growth for manufacturing technology and SaaS companies by bringing to bear functional expertise in product management and positioning, branding, content strategy, and demand generation. She served as the Head of Marketing for Stratasys’ Americas region until 2017, where during her tenure she significantly increased marketing’s contribution to the overall business by implementing new and effective go-to-market strategies for the company’s 3D printers, materials, and part services while also leading several M&A integrations. As Vice President of Marketing for Trimble’s Transportation sector, she spearheaded a major performance marketing transformation resulting in increased marketing-sourced ARR. Hanson is incredibly passionate about uncovering and telling real stories of how additive manufacturing is improving lives and transforming our world for the better.
Talent, Technology, Impact
Nexa3D is on a mission to digitize the world’s supply chain sustainably. By creating and bringing to market ultrafast 3D printing technologies fit for production environments, Nexa3D is poised for realizable impact. From dental applications to consumer products to industrial lines, higher productivity in additive manufacturing is enabling a new way to approach production.
It takes the right team to make an impact. Nexa3D has been prioritizing a sustainable and diverse approach to expansion. Drawing experienced individuals from a variety of backgrounds and approaches to Industry 4.0, the Nexa3D team is growing in strengths.
“We are growing by leaps and bounds, attracting a world class group of kindred spirits to our company, so that together, we can do the best work of our professional journey. I am super excited to welcome a group of outstandingly accomplished teammates to our company,” said Avi Reichental, Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Nexa3D. “Our mission is to digitize supply chain sustainably. We exist to democratize access to affordable, useful, and sustainable, additively manufactured products that are good for humanity and our planet. When we founded Nexa3D, some five years ago, we understood that the day before something is truly breakthrough, it’s just another crazy idea. We knew that dreams take time, and a great deal of perseverance to accomplish. Today, our dreams are no longer just crazy ideas… they are becoming real breakthroughs and with that the means to scale and lead.”
Having welcomed many remarkable new hires to the team over the last few months, Nexa3D is still hiring and looking for more like-minded forward-thinkers to join the team. See available positions across a variety of disciplines at the Nexa3D careers page.
Nexa3D is passionate about digitizing supply chain sustainably. The company makes ultrafast polymer 3D printers that deliver 20X productivity advantage, affordable for professionals and businesses of all sizes. The company partners with world-class material suppliers to unlock the full potential of additively manufactured polymers for volume production. The company makes automated software tools that optimize the entire production cycle using process interplay algorithms that ensure part performance and production consistency, while reducing waste, energy and carbon footprints. For more information, please visit www.nexa3d.com.
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