The Next Industrial Revolution: Hype or Reality?
Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Rd
The physical world we interact with is three-dimensional. To date, the technology we interact with has been largely two-dimensional. When those realities blend—when the barriers between 2D and 3D come tumbling down—everything we understand about how industries design and manufacture today will be transformed and redefined.
What's unfolding before our eyes is a move towards the democratization of manufacturing, the commercial materialization of creative ideas and the blurring identity of artist, maker and manufacturer.
Peter Weijmarshausen, Shapeways CEO and Shane Wall, HP CTO are at the center of 3D printing’s rapid evolution—delivering what’s possible today and developing for tomorrow.
Peter Weijmarshausen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Shapeways, the world’s leading 3D printing service and marketplace. Prior to Shapeways, Peter was the CTO of Sangine, where he and his team design...Show the rest
Peter Weijmarshausen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Shapeways, the world’s leading 3D printing service and marketplace. Prior to Shapeways, Peter was the CTO of Sangine, where he and his team designed and developed satellite broadband modems. Peter was also Director of Engineering at Aramiska, where he was responsible for delivering a business broadband service via satellite. Earlier in his career, Peter worked as ICT manager for Not a Number where he facilitated the adoption of the widely successful open source 3D software Blender. Peter was born and raised in the Netherlands and moved to New York in 2010.Hide the rest
Shane Wall is the Chief Technology Officer and the Global Head of HP Labs. In this role, Shane drives the company’s technology vision and strategy, new business incubation and the overall technical...Show the rest
Shane Wall is the Chief Technology Officer and the Global Head of HP Labs. In this role, Shane drives the company’s technology vision and strategy, new business incubation and the overall technical and innovation community.
Shane has been at HP for over 10 years, spanning two waves a decade apart. He has held engineering & management roles leading peripheral development, ASIC development, embedded systems, product and platforms, before moving to Intel.
At Intel, Shane spent over 10 years as an executive in the areas of corporate technology, channel platform solutions and mobile communications. He was also directly responsible for ventures and investments during his time with Intel Capital.
Shane holds a passion for the start-up community and is an active angel investor, serving on several startup and technology boards. Shane was the co-founder of venture-backed PrintPaks, a pioneer in multimedia imaging.
He is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and has a B.S., Computer Engineering from Oregon State University. He holds multiple patents in the image and compute area.
Shane is based in Vancouver, Washington.