Bre Pettis

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Founder & CEO, MakerBot

Bre Pettis has led MakerBot as CEO since it's beginning in 2009, but has a long history of making things and inspiring others to make things. He was instrumental in building the first prototypes of MakerBot's 3D printers, and has become known worldwide as a leading evangelist for personal manufacturing. Bre has been a highly sought-after speaker and interview subject, gracing the cover of numerous magazines (most recently WIRED), and been a guest on The Colbert Report, and many more. MakerBot was featured in the October 2012 edition of Fast Company as a 2012 Innovation by Design awardees, as well as in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Economist, and many others.

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Tuesday, October 09
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Disruptive Innovation: Reinventing Our World, Presented by TIME

How do individuals disrupt the status quo with an idea or invention that refuses to abide by the rules, opening the world up to something entirely... read more
Presented by TIME
Speakers: Steve Case, Judith Rodin, Bre Pettis, Aza Raskin, Kara Swisher, Richard Stengel, Dan Rosensweig, Elaine Chang
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street

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