Bre Pettis

Bre Pettis CNBC 25 100
Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Chief innovation officer, Bold Machines; co-founder and former CEO, MakerBot; co-founder, NYCResistor

Born: July 14, 1972, Ithaca, New York

Education: BA in psychology, mythology and performing arts, The Evergreen State College; teaching certificate, Pacific Oaks College

Early Marker: Art teacher in Seattle Public Schools

Big Idea: Desktop 3-D printing that will empower personal manufacturing

Wave of the Future: Internet of Things

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