Entrepreneur and experienced 3D printing executive Shane Glenn has been named chief financial officer of Azul 3D.
A former equity analyst, Glenn was most recently co-founder and chief financial officer of additive manufacturing startup Evolve Additive Solutions. Prior to that, he was vice president of investor relations at 3D printing company Stratasys.
Glenn joins Azul 3D as it prepares to launch its first commercial product and builds game-changing partnerships in manufacturing. Throughout the past year, the company has continued to add world-renowned experts to its advisory board and recruit top talent for its growing team. The momentum will continue in the coming year as the company plans to accelerate growth.
“Shane is another strong addition to our growing team. His sixteen-plus years in additive manufacturing and deep financial acumen will further accelerate Azul 3D’s growth. We are thrilled to have Shane onboard, and he will be another key part of advancing the field of additive manufacturing,” said Cody Petersen, Azul 3D’s CEO.
“I am thrilled to be joining Azul,” Glenn said. “The company has assembled an impressive team with deep technical knowledge and broad industry expertise. I look forward to helping guide the company as it enters this exciting new phase of growth.”
ABOUT AZUL 3DTM
Azul 3DTM is a leading-edge 3D printing company that is transforming the additive manufacturing industry. Initially invented and developed at Northwestern University, HARPTM technology can print 3D structures from a wide palette of materials. The initial printers based upon HARPTM are capable of manufacturing parts at production speeds, regardless of size, with a throughput dramatically outpacing its competitors and becoming competitive with injection molding. Azul 3DTM is enabling manufacturers to transition from prototype to mass-manufacturing on a single, streamlined production platform. In combination with its proprietary industrial-grade materials, it offers the opportunity for just-in-time mass production of diverse, highly customized products.