Senior VP of Emerging Technologies
David currently serves as senior VP of Emerging Technologies at Stratasys, Inc, a global leader in the 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing industry. David was the CEO and founder of Harvest Technologies, an additive manufacturing production company located in central Texas that was acquired by Stratasys in 2014. Harvest was one of the first AS9100 certified companies to focus on the demands of direct digital manufacturing in the aerospace industry.
David has been a champion for the LS process throughout his career, serving on SME’s Rapid Technologies and Additive Manufacturing (RTAM) Steering Committee and ASTM’s F42 Standards Committee for Additive Manufacturing. He achieved his B.S. and Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He worked at DTM Corporation in Austin as part of the original team that commercialized laser sintering in the early 90s. He left DTM and started Harvest Technologies in 1995 and was also a co-founder of Integra Services in Round Rock, TX and Advanced Laser Materials in Temple, TX.