We’ve assembled a 3D printing dream team of the most experienced cross-disciplinary pioneers in the industry.
President and CEO
Founder and CTO
Vice President of Products
VP, Corporate Development & Operations
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Marketing
President and CEO
Founder and CTO
General Partner Converge, General Partner Longworth
Partner, Om Ventures
Dr. Venkat Sreenivasan
Founder and Managing Director, Innospark
Andy joins Rize as President and Chief Executive Officer with more than 25 years’ experience in executive and general management, sales and business development across industries and global geographies. Most recently, he built a distinguished career at Dassault Systèmes, where he served in multiple roles, including CEO of the ENOVIA brand and the global executive of the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform driving digital transformation initiatives within global enterprises. Prior to Dassault Systèmes, Andy also played a pioneering role in the introduction of ERP and SCM applications through SAP Asia. A qualified Mechanical Engineer, Andy is a passionate advocate for inclusive business practices, based on respecting the environment, as well as social and gender equality.
Eugenehas extensive experience in developing new technologies, materials, and applications for Additive Manufacturing, electronics, and optics. Prior to founding Rize Inc., he worked for Z Corporation developing new inkjet technology-based approaches for Rapid Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping. Previously Eugene developed and commercialized a number of formulations used in the electrical and electronic industries. Head-mounted displays produced with materials and processes developed by Eugene were successfully tested by the U.S. Army on the battlefield and also helped people with low vision syndrome. Eugene holds MS degrees in Chemistry from University of Manitoba and Chemical Engineering from Moscow’s Academy of Fine Chemical Technology.
Kishore comes to RIZE with more than 22 years’ experience in executive and general management, sales, marketing and global product portfolio management. Most recently, he built a distinguished career at Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS, where he served in multiple roles, including Vice President of Product Portfolio Management of all SOLIDWORKS products from MCAD, ECAD, Data Management, Simulation, 3DEXPERIENCE Products and both Subtractive and Additive Manufacturing. A qualified mechanical and aerospace engineer, Kishore is passionate about creating great products and ecosystems in which customers thrive and innovate.
Arif works closely with the CEO, Board and the senior management team to support the development and implementation of Rize’s organic growth plan with an emphasis on driving revenue via global strategic partnerships and alliances. He also drives corporate development activities that include financing, joint ventures, and mergers & acquisitions.
Arif brings 25+ years’ experience in corporate and business development across industries and global geographies. Early on in his career, Arif helped successfully build a couple of enterprise software startups – Princeton Softech (acquired by IBM) and Evolutionary Technologies (acquired by Versata).
Arif earned an M.S. and a B.S. in Computer Science, from Rutgers University, and an MBA from Columbia University.
Successful history in leadership positions in Global Sales, Professional Services and Support and Customer Success, including the past six years with a SAAS ocompany. With over 35 years of leadership positions in growing companies, Mike has experience leading diverse sales and technical resources in fast-pace markets, strength in strategic account planning and selling and proactive customer retention programs. He was a corporate officer of a public company for six years after a successful IPO.
Tom Davidson leads the product development team at Rize. He has 17 years of experience in 3D printing and has been awarded 8 patents in the field. He led the advanced research team that developed the technology for all third generation 3D printers at Z Corporation. Tom has led or been a part of product development teams in several industries including: 3D printing, microfluidics, autonomous robots, molecular biology instrumentation, semiconductor fabrication, and 2D printing. Tom obtained his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his MS (Honors) from Kansas University.
Shawn joins RIZE with over 20 years of successful leadership experience in sales, channel sales, team building and innovative business strategy.
Passionate about customer success, performance management and partnership, he will work closely with our channel partners and customers globally to grow their businesses and ensure their success.
Formerly the Director of Marketing at Mcor Technologies, 3D Systems and Z Corporation, and having held senior marketing and leadership team positions in global companies across industries, Julie joined Rize as Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Julie is responsible for growing global awareness, positive brand perception and driving demand for Rize’s 3D printers worldwide, as well as strategic marketing activities and programs to support the sales process. Highly regarded in the 3D printing industry, Silver Award winner of the 2017 Stevie Award for Marketing Executive of the Year and Female Executive of the Year and named by All3DP as one of the top 30 women in 3D printing, Julie brings a wealth of experience in corporate and product B2B marketing. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity College and a Master of Science degree from Boston University.