Announcing Keynote Speakers for E3D Training + Technology Conference

Keynote Presentations

We are proud to announce the keynote speakers of our E3D Training + Technology Conference for 2019. We’re fortunate to learn from and share in the energy of these two extremely talented and knowledgeable individuals. Keynotes take place from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 2nd – 3rd.  

Greg Mark of Markforged 3D Printers

Greg Mark is a visionary, an entrepreneur and an innovator. Founder and CEO of Markforged, the Boston-based 3D printing provider, Greg is known for distributing the world’s first industrial-strength 3D printer at an affordable price. Greg holds a B.S. and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. 

Markforged is also the first in the field to develop a carbon fiber 3D printing solution. They were a 2019 SXSW Interactive Innovation Award Finalist for their Metal X within the Robotics and Hardware category. 

The Markforged Difference

Markforged differentiates itself with a wide range of material options, from plastic to metal and carbon fiber. Their process innovations are based on a combined effort in advanced cloud computing, cutting-edge materials science, and industrial design. 

They are known to be a leader in adaptive manufacturing and are exploring product applications for future technology within self-driving cars and artificial intelligence. Their products are trusted by organizations such as Google, Ford and NASA.

Todd McLees of Pendio Group & TENX Ecosystem

Todd McLees is the Founder and CEO of Pendio Group, an advisory services firm that helps companies positively embrace disruption to enable growth. Todd is also the Founder of the TENXEcosystem for Advanced Manufacturing.

A committed life-long learner, Todd recently earned professional certificates in Industry 4.0 and Supply Chain Management. He developed ecosystem frameworks that have been adopted by Marquette University’s Supply Chain Management program as part of their undergraduate curriculum. In support of shaping the workforce of the future, Todd serves on the steering committee for HERA, the Higher Education Regional Alliance in Wisconsin and on the board for ADHD America, whose mission it is to help children with ADHD maximize their potential.

Behind Pendio & TENX

Pendio Group’s strategic frameworks and collaborative ecosystems put companies in the best position to take advantage of unprecedented opportunities by helping them develop an adaptive approach to the changes to come.

Founded in 2019, TENX is already comprised of more than 100 high-performing manufacturers, service providers and strategic Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in Wisconsin.

Want More? Register for E3D!

E3D!, or Engineer 3D! will be held October 2-3, 2019, at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, WI. The largest 3D engineering technology conference in the Midwest, has a jam-packed agenda with 50+ educational sessions and hands-on workshops spanning across 8 solution tracks: Mechanical Design, 3D Printing, Simulation, Electrical Design, Product Data Management (PDM), Automation, Communications, and Talent Management.

The two-day event regularly attracts more than 500 engineers and technology leaders seeking to grow their SOLIDWORKS skills, 3D printing and engineering knowledge. Register today to take part!

Contact Us

We’re always available over the phone at 800-454-2233, or, if you don’t have time for a phone call, we can take submitted inquiries online.


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