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2017 Advisory Board

Smithers Pira is pleased to announce the 2017 3D Printing for Industrial Applications advisory board.

  • Jeremy Barribeau

    Lead Designer, 3D Print HP

    Jeremy Barribeau hails from the Antipodes where he studied at the University of Canterbury and Victoria University, graduating with a BDes (hons) in Industrial Design with a focus on additive manufacturing. Jeremy has lived and worked in South Africa, the UK and Singapore and currently resides in the US. With a background in consumer product development, he is now working as a cross-disciplinary designer within a fortune 50 R&D environment where he applies design thinking to the ground-up development of new 3d printing architectures. Jeremy discovers real world user needs, identifying potential applications and experiences that can inform the direction of 3d printing software, hardware, consumables and services. Jeremy Barribeau holds a number of pending and granted patents and defensive publications.

  • Gary Fudge

    Enterprise Sales Specialist HP

    Gary Fudge, Enterprise Sales Specialist, 3D Printing at Hewlett Packard

  • Dan Grigoras

    Director of Business Development 3D Hubs

    Dan Grigoras is helping lead the 3D printing revolution for Amsterdam-based 3D Hubs, the world’s largest network of 3D printers. With printers in over 30,000 locations and 150 countries, we provide over 1 billion people with access to a 3D printer within 10 miles (16km) of their home or business. Prior to leading the business development team at 3D Hubs, Dan managed the supply chain and extensive network of vendors at Shapeways and was also a Program Manager at 3D Systems Quickparts.

  • John J. Hauer, Jr.

    Founder and CEO Get3DSmart

    John Hauer is a seasoned C-level executive with over 25 years of experience working with innovative technology firms. His diverse resume includes roles in sales, marketing, product management, and senior leadership.  

    John has founded and launched several tech-related businesses. In 2013, he co-founded and served as CEO of 3DLT. The company provided a platform for 3D printing as-a-service, helping Amazon, Walmart and other global retailers sell digitally manufactured products, online and in-store. In 2015 he founded Get3DSmart, a consulting practice which helps companies innovate with 3D printing and other related technologies.

    John has also participated in some of the world's most notable startup events including TechCrunch Disrupt (NY 2013) where 3DLT became the first 3D printing company to launch in Battlefield. He’s appeared in several other events, presenting to industry luminaries including Steve Case and Kevin Harrington, among others.

    John has been featured in dozens of globally recognized publications, including Forbes, TechCrunch, Fast Company, Entrepreneur and Popular Science, among many others. He has appeared on several local and national TV and radio programs. He has spoken at many well-known industry conferences including the National Retail Federation’s event and RAPID, where he helped launch HP’s new 3D printing business.

    As a technology journalist, John focuses primarily on the topics of 3D printing, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and automation. He is a regular contributor for TechCrunch and He has also written for many other publications including Futurism, QZ, TechFaster, Inside3DP, Daily Crowdsource and many others. John and his team at Get3DSmart also provide written content and media for many well-known corporate clients.   

    John lives and works in Cincinnati, OH USA.

  • Jan Sumerel

    Applications Manager BASF

    Jan Sumerel, Applications Manager, BASF