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Shri Shetty

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Shri Shetty led an advanced technology group at Applied Materials, reporting directly to the Office of the CTO, before starting PrinterPrezz. Prior to his time at Applied Materials, he was Vice President at Ultratech. He brings extensive expertise from the semiconductor industry and advanced additive manufacturing.

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Kishore Karkera

Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer

Kishore Karkera spent over a decade with Apple, Inc. spearheading the Production Support group in iTunes Operations, building its processes from the ground up. He also headed Operations groups within Apple Maps and App Store. He drove multiple Compliance, Digital transformation and Infrastructure implementation projects for various clients while at KPMG. He brings a unique blend of Technical, Operational and Leadership skills to PrinterPrezz.

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Alan Dang

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Alan Dang is a board-certified, licensed orthopaedic spine surgeon. He is an HS Clinical Associate Professor at UCSF. Along with his brother, Dr. Alexis Dang, he started the Orthopaedic Rapid Intelligent Fabrication (ORIF) program at UCSF/San Francisco VA and is a founding member of the UCSF Center for Applied 3D+ Technologies. Dr. Dang is also a capstone mentor and member of the selection committee for the UCSF/UC Berkeley Masters in Translational Medicine program.

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Alexis Dang

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Alexis Dang is a board-certified, licensed orthopaedic sports surgeon. He is an HS Clinical Associate Professor at UCSF. Along with his brother, Dr. Alan Dang, he started the Orthopaedic Rapid Intelligent Fabrication (ORIF) program at UCSF/San Francisco VA and is a founding member of the UCSF Center for Applied 3D+ Technologies. Dr. Dang is also a capstone mentor and member of the selection committee for the UCSF/UC Berkeley Masters in Translational Medicine program.

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Greg Morris

Chief Technology Officer

Recognized for his work in industrializing metal additive manufacturing, Greg has been involved in the 3D printing industry for over 25 years and was inducted into the TCT Hall of Fame. He served as an ambassador for 3D printing and was part of the broader team that helped revolutionize gas turbine engine parts design and production using additive metal at GE Additive.

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Michelle Thai

Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Michelle Thai is a board-certified physical and rehabilitation medicine physician and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field in both the US and in Asia. She is a HS Clinical Professor at UC Irvine, School of Medicine. Outside of her involvement with universities in both the US and Asia, Dr. Thai is also an accomplished businesswoman, business owner, and medical director. She is responsible for overseeing PrinterPrezz’s business activities in Asia.

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Brandon Soule

Chief Financial Officer

Brandon Soule is a a seasoned finance and operations executive with over 25 years of experience and an engineering perspective with his most recent role at Sanmina. He works as a trusted partner to CEOs to drive cash flow, build a purposeful team, and plan for a bright future.

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Mark Nemec

SVP, Sales & Business Development

Mark brings over two decades of orthopaedic medical device industry experience to PrinterPrezz. Previously, he served as President and GM of Oerlikon AM Medical, a company focused on contract and additive manufacturing development and manufacturing services. He also held several leadership and management roles at Corentec America and Stryker orthopaedics.

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Scott Zafiropoulo

SVP, Marketing

For over two decades, Scott Zafiropoulo led marketing and technology transfer teams in the semiconductor manufacturing industry in areas such as lithography, laser annealing, and wafer stress inspection. His expertise in precision manufacturing and metrology is a natural fit for PrinterPrezz.

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Kurt Scheinpflug

VP, MANUFACTURING

Kurt Scheinpflug has over 21 years of experience in medical manufacturing starting off at Guidant (Boston Scientific) moving over to Proteus Digital Health. During his 11 years at Proteus, he transitioned from traditional manufacturing into the medicine realm, directing the Digital Medicine Engineering department before moving over to PrinterPrezz.

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Cynthia Hitchcock

VP, QUALITY AND REGULATORY

Cynthia Hitchcock is a versatile professional in implementing strategies and operational plans to meet regulatory compliance and quality assurance objectives, while heading product development initiatives for Fortune 500 companies in multiple sectors, including medical devices and biotechnology. With 12 years at Sanmina, she oversaw four Medical Division plants to ensure quality and compliance requirements were met. Cynthia brings her medical compliance and quality knowledge over to PrinterPrezz.

Board of Directors

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Shri Shetty

Chief Executive Officer, PrinterPrezz

Shri Shetty led an advanced technology group at Applied Materials, reporting directly to the Office of the CTO, before starting PrinterPrezz. Prior to his time at Applied Materials, he was Vice President at Ultratech. He brings extensive expertise from the semiconductor industry and advanced additive manufacturing.

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Rami El Assal

BOUTIQUE VENTURES PARTNERS

Dr. Rami El Assal is a Scientist-Clinician trained at Harvard and Stanford Medical Schools. He was previously a Research Scientist (Academic Staff) at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he used 3D printing for various medical applications including tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

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David You

FOUNDER AND CEO OF D. ONE VISION MANAGEMENT

D. One Vision Management (DOV) is a New York-based firm investing in hardcore technologies and disruptive solutions. With its flagship fund, DOV Singularity Fund (DOVSF), DOV aims to create an investment ecosystem. To shape the future of singularity, we dedicate capital to support human-centered technological development that enable a better future of the world and make the maximum positive impact for human society.

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Art Zafiropoulo

SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME

Noted for both his leadership skills and technical expertise in the semiconductor industry, Art Zafiropoulo founded and managed numerous companies prior to becoming president of Ultratech Inc. in 1990. He then led a management buy-out in 1993 and subsequently drove one of the industry’s most successful IPOs. He holds several United States and foreign patents and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at Northeastern University.

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Board of Directors Advisors

Matthew Jones

Solvay Ventures

Matt is the Managing Director for North America at Solvay Ventures. He has spent his career at the intersection of start-ups and large corporations seeking to foster innovation for a profitable and sustainable future. Matt’s mission is to identify, analyze and create investment or collaboration opportunities between start-ups and Solvay.

Before joining Solvay, Matt spent 15 years at Nth Power, a cleantech venture capital investment firm in San Francisco, including 9 years as Partner. He subsequently became an entrepreneur, founding an e-commerce company focused on helping households convert to LED lighting. He has extensive experience as a venture capital investor with various technologies and business models, with an emphasis on power generation, energy storage, and transportation.

Matt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Davis and an MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Drew Lanza

Berkeley Catalyst Fund

Drew grew up in the Silicon Valley where his father was the early CTO of a tiny chemistry-focused startup that grew into a large, successful public company. He has entrepreneurship in his blood. He started and helped to run five companies before joining Morgenthaler Ventures. He has a solid track record of using his deep, operating experience and taking companies from two or three founders and growing them into large, multinational corporations. Drew received his BSEE and MSEE degrees from Stanford and also served on the faculty. He went on to receive an MBA from Harvard.

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Geoffrey Doyle

VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND FOUNDING ADVISOR OF UNIFORMITY LABS

Geoffrey Doyle also currently serves as Vice President of Business Development and Founding Advisor of Uniformity Labs. Previously, he was Director of Business Development at Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) most recently focused on strategy and M&A for the healthcare division and a member of the Jabil Additive leadership team. Before joining Jabil Inc, Geoffrey served as President of FIT AG’s US operation, a leading metal Additive Manufacturing company.

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Steven Garfin

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO

Dr. Garfin is a world-renown spine surgeon and interim Dean of UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Garfin is well established as a forward-thinking leader, having been involved in designing and assessing surgical techniques and instrumentation to treat spinal disorders. He is a past president of the North American Spine Society (NASS), the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, and the Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS).

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Robert Kamei

Duke-NUS Medical School and the National University of Singapore

Robert K. Kamei, MD, is Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School and the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He also holds a tenured faculty position at Duke University, USA.

From 2006 to 2016, he served as the founding Vice Dean (Education) at Duke-NUS Medical School, a collaboration between Duke University and the National University of Singapore (NUS) to develop academic medicine and promote innovation in Singapore. In 2014, he received the Outstanding Educator in Residence Award given by the Singapore Ministry of Education.

He was Associate Provost (Education) and founding Director, Institute for Application of Learning Science and Educational Technology (ALSET) at NUS from July 2016 to 2019. ALSET focuses on the rigorous study of educational best practices in the classroom.

A pediatrician by training, his career has been devoted to developing others. At the University of California, San Francisco, he directed one of the largest pediatric training programs in the United States at the time (1989-2006). While at UCSF, he co-edited the reference textbook, "Fundamentals of Pediatrics," with Dr. Abraham Rudolph. This textbook became one of the major resource books for medical students in the United States. His recently published book, Strategic Learning: A Holistic Approach to Studying, is a popular guide for students in higher education to learn better.

Professor Kamei holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and a medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. In 2000, he served as a United States Fulbright Senior Scholar in Indonesia.