1/16/2018 | 1 MINUTE READ

Rize Appoints New President and CEO

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Andy Kalambi has been appointed to help scale additive manufacturing through inclusive and sustainable solutions.

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Rize has named Andy Kalambi its president and CEO. Kalambi comes to Rize with more than 25 years’ experience in executive and general management, sales and business development across industries and global geographies. Most recently, he served in multiple roles at Dassault Systèmes, including CEO of the Enovia brand and the global executive of the 3DExperience platform.  

“We are thrilled that Andy has joined the Rize team,” says Nilanjana Bhowmik, partner at Longworth Venture Partners. “Andy has the strategic vision and proven leadership experience to make Rize the undisputed leader in additive manufacturing, and his appointment reflects Rize’s growing traction in the industry.”

“Additive manufacturing is getting ready for prime time and Rize technology represents a breakthrough approach to achieving additive at scale,” Kalambi says. “It is an honor and privilege for me to join this great team and bring my global experience to serve the increasing needs in the world for inclusive and sustainable innovation.”

“This is an exciting time for us at Rize,” says Eugene Giller, founder and CTO of Rize. “We continue to strengthen our management team and Rize One, the very first printer incorporating our patented and breakthrough APD (Augmented Polymer Deposition) process, is being selected by prestigious customers like the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, NASA and Merck. Andy’s leadership will help us scale the business globally and enable enterprises worldwide to deliver innovative products and services never before possible.”

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