Digital technology helped create the skills gap. Here's how it can help close it
Manufacturing is an industry of skills. Every factory runs on the back of hundreds of specialized skill sets, any one of which may take years to master.
Natan is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tulip, a manufacturing technology company and World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer. Tulip provides a cloud IoT software platform that is deployed at some of the largest global manufacturers, helping customers drive their Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation initiatives. Natan is Co-Founder and Chairman of Formlabs, a pioneer and industry leader in professional desktop 3D printing. He has over 15 years of experience as a leader at companies like Samsung, Sun Microsystems, and Rethink Robotics and holds a depth of expertise in computer science, product design and entrepreneurship. Formerly, Natan 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. Natan was Entrepreneur-in-Residence with Jerusalem Venture Partners, a leading Israeli venture capital firm. He holds a PhD from the MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces Group and a MSc in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT. His work aims to fuse design and engineering to create novel human experiences.