Board of Directors

Avi Reichental

Avi is the former CEO of 3D Systems, a recognized pioneer and one of the most experienced executives in additive manufacturing. As NEXA3D’s Executive Chairman and co-founder, Avi believes that 3D printing is an unstoppable force of change is passionate about advancing affordable high-speed precision manufacturing at scale. Avi brings unsurpassed knowledge of current and future additive and exponential technologies, together with access to market channels, talent, resources, and close relationships with marquee customers and partners.

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Andrea Denaro

Andrea is an enthusiastic digital entrepreneur and has built and led one of the leading global digital marketing agencies. A serial entrepreneur with deep experience in digital marketing across a spectrum of industries, he is a company builder. As a proven marketer, Andrea brings thoughtful digital strategy, profound understanding of effective and monetizable digital presence and decades of precious branding and demand generation knowhow to build our entire brand experience.

Yori Nelken

Yori is a serial entrepreneur and investor with over 18 years of leadership experience driving startup companies from concept to success. With his deep experience in the trenches building multiple businesses from the ground up and through their exits, Yori has emerged a highly sought-after CEO coach, mentor, advisor and investor.

8200 alumni, Yori was the founder and CEO of Banter, a pioneering natural language processing company. He successfully established the company as a leader in the call-center space, serving some of the largest US banks (including Wells Fargo and Bank of America), until its acquisition by IBM. After selling Banter in 2004, Yori joined the Mayfield Fund in Silicon Valley as entrepreneur-in-residence, where he provided deal flow and due-diligence support as well as portfolio mentoring. In 2005, Yori founded TimeBridge, a pre-cloud calendar management assistant, an early example of successful viral promotion within a corporate setting. With a corporate user base of millions of users, TimeBridge was acquired by MerchantCircle.

Yori also co-founded Local Sciences, a local data-as-a-service provider, successfully engineering its pivot to become a broad data collection and analysis technology. Local Sciences quickly became the largest accurate local database for service businesses in the Health & Beauty and Automotive verticals, providing data to YP, Groupon and other industry leaders. Yori returned to Israel and joined Cognitiv Ventures after living in the Bay Area for 14 years.

Jeff Holden

Jeff Holden served as Uber’s chief product officer from 2014 to 2018 where he founded the group that developed Uber’s self-driving technology, led the development of Uber Eats from its inception, spearheaded the Uber Elevate urban air transportation initiative and created Uber’s AI Labs. Jeff also held various leadership positions at Amazon for nearly ten years, working closely with founder Jeff Bezos before the company was even founded, leading to his role as SVP of worldwide consumer applications.

Having led the development of Amazon Prime, Holden was also responsible for the company’s worldwide consumer website experience, including personalization, ordering, community, search, automated merchandising and online traffic. He is the founder of Atomic Machines, a new venture focused on atomically precise manufacturing. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1991 with a BS and MS in computer science.

Frank Sklarsky

Among the many leadership roles he has held, Sklarsky served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), a Fortune 500 leading provider of paints, coatings and specialty materials. Previously Frank served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tyco International, a global provider of security, fire protection and flow control solutions. Prior to Tyco, Sklarsky spent 20 years with Chrysler and DaimlerChrysler, in progressively senior roles culminating as a Corporate Vice President, Finance. Sklarsky held senior leadership roles at Dell and served as EVP and CFO of ConAgra Foods and Kodak.

Sklarsky currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Rochester Institute of Technology and on the Board of Directors of Cenveo Worldwide Ltd. He served on the Board of Directors of Harman International (NYSE:HAR) until its successful sale to Samsung Electronics in 2017.

Frank began his career as a CPA with Ernst & Young and holds an MBA from Harvard University. He was a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York State from January 1980 through December 2017.