A panel discussion where four businesses in the maker space are using Personal Factory to create amazing services. Hosted by Chris Anderson.
Chris Anderson has served as editor in chief of WIRED since 2001. Under his leadership, the magazine has garnered nine National Magazine Awards and 19 additional nominations and has won the prestigious top prize for General Excellence three times. In 2010, AdWeek named WIRED the Magazine of the Decade. Anderson is the author of two New York Times best sellers, The Long Tail and Free: The Future of a Radical Price, both of which are based on influential articles published in WIRED. He is also a cofounder of 3D Robotics, an open source robotics company. Before joining WIRED, he was a business and technology editor at The Economist. He began his media career at the two premier science journals, Nature and Science. In 2007, Anderson was named to the Time 100, the news magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential people.
Aubrey Cattell is the Director, Business Strategy & Operations for the Autodesk Consumer Group, the team responsible for the Autodesk 123D product family. He is responsible for defining the consumer monetization strategy, leading the analytics efforts for the group and managing business operations both internally and with third party providers. Prior to joining the Consumer Group, he held a variety of business and product roles at Autodesk, including product line manager, business development lead and corporate development manager. Earlier in his career, he was a technology attorney at Cooley Godward, a Silicon Valley law firm, and an investment banker at Lehman Brothers. He holds a JD and an MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) and a BA from Middlebury College.
Dave ten Have
David ten Have is the CEO and co-founder of Ponoko. David leads Ponoko's vision of downloadable products, and he's on a mission to make it easier for everyone to make things. Prior to founding Ponoko, David was co-founder of New Zealand's #1 design-led Microsoft web development firm, Provoke.
With a background in biochemistry and biophysics, Lance found his career through technology â€” creating applications and practical solutions for several high-profile organizations during his time with the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. His latest endeavor, MadeSolid, aims to provide new tools for researchers and educators by creating scientifically-accurate, 3d printed molecular structures. New discoveries and cutting-edge research can now be seen in physical form through MadeSolid's technology. Working alongside his co-founder, they hope that these tools can lead to even greater discoveries and breakthroughs for laboratory teams and researchers everywhere.
John "Jay" Rogers is President, CEO and Co-Founder of Local Motors, a next-generation car company that is changing the way cars are designed, built, and owned. Local Motors is the first automotive co-creation community, and the first company to produce an open source vehicle, the Rally Fighter. In 2011 Local Motors facilitated the co-creation of a military vehicle for DARPA called the XC2V.