Shinhu Cho has worked for Hyundai Motor Group as senior research engineer for years now. Cho is researching and developing new materials related to 3D/4D printing and new processes and is working on improving the applicability to all fields of automobile. Shinhu holds Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
CK Kan is the Regional Director-APAC of Desktop Metal, an emerging company with the mission to bring metal 3D printing within reach of all design and manufacturing teams. Prior to joining Desktop Metal in June 2017, CK has more than 29 years of direct sales and channel management experiences across Greater China and APAC region. He has worked for various Fortune 500 high technology complex solution sales 3D CAD/CAM/PLM companies such as PTC and Autodesk before entering the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing industry in 2005 joining the Z Corporation (later on 3D Systems) back then. Throughout his career, he has vast experience and in-depth knowledge of different design and manufacturing process for different industry sectors such as automotive, heavy machinery, footwear and consumer electronics or appliances, etc.
Tony Kim has been a member of Korean government’s 3D printing strategy technology roadmap and has been working on developing industrial applications for photopolymers. In particular, Tony has been interested in using 3D printers for digital dentistry, and for the past three years, he has been responsible for the commercialization of the custom dental 3D printer and material development consortium. Tony has also participated in research and development projects of dental zirconia 3D printer as well. Currently, Tony is in charge of 3D related projects in Hephzibah and deeply involved in Korean Medical 3D Printing Society.
Taekmin Kim is the Manager of Digital Manufacturing at Siemens PLM Korea, which provides all of the necessary capabilities, from design to print to post-print validation, in a single integrated system. He has vast experience and knowledge of design and manufacturing process for automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery and consumer electronics.
Kibong Lee, the VP of APAC Printers & Materials Sales at 3D Systems, is matured business man with balanced way of thinking, and strong entrepreneurship. Lee has worked for many years in Hewlett Packard, Eastman Kodak, and 3D Systems with multiple roles. At HP Lee led the development of business in the country of Korea as General Manager. This involved development of multiple channels, communications, and partnerships for our broad portfolios. At Kodak he led the consumer digital business into a set of focused channel partners across the Asia Pacific region.
Kristin Mulherin is a Senior Analyst at SmarTech Markets Publishing and has a broad background in both metal and plastics additive manufacturing. Her time in 3D printing has included roles within HP, LPW Technology, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. At LPW (now LPW Carpenter Additive) she was the Chief Commercial Officer and led a team of marketing and sales professionals and was a member of the Executive Board. Most recently, she helped launch the MetalJet printer at HP and was on the market development team for the Multi-Jet Fusion (MJF) printer. In addition to her work at SmarTech Analysis, she consults on marketing and sales strategies for growing and emerging businesses in the 3D printing industry.
She received a MBA in Marketing & Finance from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Master’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After living and working globally, from Los Angeles to Manchester to Bangkok, Kristin now lives with her family in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in the USA.
Sang Joon Park is Founder and CEO of MEDICALIP and Professor of the Department of Radiology from the Seoul National University Hospital in South Korea. MEDICALIP, established in 2015, is one of leading companies in the global healthcare industry which has been selected as Hype Cycle for 3D Printing and Hype Cycle for Healthcare Providers by Gartner last year. MEDICALIP received first Korean FDA approval for medical 3D printing SW (class 2) in 2017 as well. Dr. Park graduated in computer science at the school for engineering college. He then went to college of medicine of Seoul National University to obtain his Master and PhD degree in Interdisciplinary Program in Radiation Applied Life Science. He is an expert in 3D medical imaging for developing CT/MRI-based imaging biomarker and medical 3D printing software and applications. He is currently a vice director at the Medical Device Innovation Center of Seoul National University Hospital. He helps researchers and medical device company for performing easy clinical trials. He has acted as an international reviewer and editor in medical imaging society as well as a committee member of ASTM International and ISO/TC 261 Additive Manufacturing and of medical device development in Korean government, with a goal of improving clinical outcomes using 3D medical and printing technology. MEDICALIP’s technologies enable superior surgical planning for surgeons and doctors, assist in optimal doctor-patient communication, and also serve as an effective training and educational tool.
Joris Peels is the Editor in Chief of 3DPrint.com. Joris has been speaking, researching and presenting about 3D printing for over a decade. Previously, Joris was a 3D printing consultant who did market research, competitive intelligence and benchmarking for the 3D printing market. Joris mainly did technical due diligence for VCs and PE funds as well as 3D Printing training for multinationals. Joris also helped develop the go to market of a number of 3D printing firms and helped Fortune 500 companies define their 3D Printing strategy. Joris has worked for OEMs, additives companies, polymer firms, metal companies, chemicals companies, service bureaus, software companies, and industrial firms; helping them enter and understand the 3D printing market.
As head of materials development at GE Additive, Dr. Behrang Poorganji leads teams of engineers and scientists focused on alloy design, process development, powder and materials behavior and characterization to enable customers to accelerate their adoption of additive manufacturing, by providing end-to-end materials solutions. Before joining GE Additive, Behrang served in different management and technical positions in Japan, Canada and USA, as a research fellow, lead engineer, project and program manager in aerospace and automotive companies. Behrang has more than 15 years’ experience in metallic materials development and processing with six years direct experience with additive manufacturing. At GE Additive, he has a passion for revolutionizing manufacturing paradigms and developing solutions for day-to-day challenges of this innovative and disruptive technology. Behrang holds a PhD in metallurgy and materials processing from Tohoku University in Japan and an MBA in general management and strategy from California State University Channel Islands.
David Tan is the General Manager for Asia-Pacific & Japan for Formlabs, the designer and manufacturer of powerful and accessible 3D printing systems. Prior to joining Formlabs, David Tan has more than 19 years in the IT industry across APAC and joins Formlabs from Oracle, where he served as the APAC Director of Strategy and Programs for Oracle Cloud Platform, Alliances & Channels. In his free time, David is a 3D printing enthusiast at heart and has engaged in the 3D printing revolution the last 8 years.
Raymond Zhang is the Regional Manager-APAC of Shining3D, the complete and seamless 3D digitizing and printing solutions provider, including scanners, printers, material, design and manufacturing services, as well as a fully-established network cloud platform.