ROCK HILL, South Carolina, November 12, 2018 – Today, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), the originator of 3D printing, announced Radhika Krishnan as senior vice president and general manager of its software workflow business, reporting directly to Vyomesh Joshi, president and chief executive officer.
In her role, Krishnan will focus on realizing 3D Systems vision to radically transform additive manufacturing by driving higher levels of simplicity, automation, and collaboration through software.
Krishnan joins the company from the Lenovo Datacenter Group where as vice president and general manager of the Software Defined Infrastructure business, she built teams from scratch, launched multiple products, and drove rapid growth. While at Lenovo, she was a member of the senior leadership team managing a globally diverse organization across multiple functions. Prior to Lenovo Datacenter Group, Krishnan held leadership roles in software product development as well as go to market at Nimble Storage, NetApp, Cisco and HP .
“Software is core to the 3D Systems’ strategy and enables us to help transform customers’ manufacturing environments,” said Vyomesh Joshi, president and chief executive officer. “We plan to double down on software and continue to build out the industry’s leading portfolio to provide our customers with world-class solutions that address even the most complex and unique production workflows. Radhika brings tremendous experience and a proven ability to seamlessly incorporate emerging technologies into solution offerings that deliver scale for the business and greater ease of use for the customer. We’re excited to have Radhika in this key leadership role as we take our software portfolio forward.”
3D Systems recently unveiled an updated end-to-end software portfolio at IMTS 2018. The portfolio now provides an unprecedented level of automation to accelerate design and production processes for customers giving them a competitive advantage to create and bring new products to market faster.
“3D Systems created the 3D printing category and has continued to drive innovation within it – a major piece of that has been in software. Our software capabilities provide customers peace of mind knowing they can improve their additive manufacturing productivity while achieving a strong return on investment,” noted Krishnan. “Scaling additive manufacturing processes is contingent on having a strong digital backbone that can help customers innovate, optimize their production workflows and eliminate barriers. Software plays a vital role in that, and I look forward to collaborating with colleagues, partners and customers to unlock new possibilities.”
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About 3D Systems
3D Systems is the originator of 3D printing and an innovator of future 3D solutions. It has spent its 30-year history enabling professionals and companies to optimize their designs, transform their workflows, bring groundbreaking products to market and drive new business models. This is achieved with the Company’s best of breed digital manufacturing ecosystem. It’s comprised of plastic and metal 3D printers, print materials, on demand manufacturing services and end-to-end manufacturing software solutions. Combinations of these products and services address a variety of advanced applications- ranging from Aerospace, Automotive, and Consumer Goods to Medical, Dental, and Jewelry. For example, 3D Systems’ precision healthcare capabilities include simulation, Virtual Surgical Planning, and printing of medical and dental devices as well as patient-specific surgical instruments. More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.