co-founder and chairman of Formlabs
Natan Linder is co-founder and chairman of Formlabs, the pioneer and industry leader in professional desktop 3D printing, and co-founder of manufacturing technology company, Tulip. Drawing from over 15 years of experience and accomplished careers at companies like Samsung, Sun Microsystems, and Rethink Robotics, Linder holds a depth of expertise in computer science, product design, and entrepreneurship. Prior to starting Formlabs and Tulip, Linder was co-founder and general manager of Samsung Electronic’s R&D Center in Israel, spearheading the group’s innovation efforts in mobile and shipping multiple products to the global market. He’s served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Jerusalem Venture Partners, the leading Israeli venture capital firm. Linder graduated with a B.A. in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Israel and a S.M. in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT. Currently a PhD candidate (on leave) at the MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces Group, Linder’s work aims to fuse design and engineering to create novel human experiences.