Thought Leadership


Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships


Duann specializes in connecting software, hardware and materials to help realize the potential of digital manufacturing.

Described by The New York Times as the “Pied Piper for on demand 3D Printing,” he has been recognized for his role in bringing 3D printing out of the back rooms of engineering firms, and into mass consciousness. He has worked with major brands, artists, designers, engineers and institutions to incorporate additive manufacturing into their toolset.

With experience bringing bespoke products to being through traditional fabrication techniques and cutting edge digital manufacturing technologies, Duann’s practical experience combined with his academic research into the social implications of digital fabrication gives him a broad understanding of the 3D printing ecosystem as it evolves.

Duann is available to speak with analysts, researchers, educators, creatives, business and press on digital fabrication, design and society.

Duann has presented at conferences and universities around the world including MIT, Pratt Institute, Columbia University, Parsons New School, Stern at New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, Fashion Institute of Technology, RMIT, AA School of Architecture, University of South Australia, Flinders University and more.

Duann's expert opinion has been sought by international publications including The New York Times, Bloomberg Business Week, Quartz, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New Yorker, Fast Co. Wired, Gizmodo, Financial Times, Vogue and more.

Computational, procedural, and simulation-based design tools

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