Digital Manufacturing • Nanotech
Avi Reichental is the Founder, CEO and Chairman of XponentialWorks, an advisory, venture investment and product development company focused on 3D printing, AI and other exponential tech solutions. He is also General Partner at OurCrowd’s Cognitiv Ventures fund, which offers seed funding, mentorship and strategic guidance to visionary startups and entrepreneurs in the AI field.
Since mid-2017 Avi has been Chairman of Nano Dimension, Vice Chairman of Techniplas and CEO of Techniplas Digital. Nano Dimension produces sophisticated 3D-printed circuit boards for various types of electronic devices, and Techniplas is a longtime global leader in designing and manufacturing advanced transportation products and services. Techniplas Digital focuses on accelerating and expanding the use of digital technologies in the transportation industry. For over a decade (2003-2015) Avi was President, CEO and Director of 3D Systems. Under his leadership, the company emerged as a leading provider of innovative end-to-end 3D printing solutions.
Alongside his entrepreneurial career, Avi is also a serial inventor and thought leader. With more than 35 patents credited to his name, his guidance has been actively pursued by advanced tech companies in many industries. These include Centaur, a major agricultural IoT company; Blink Media, an innovator in the field of media tech; and Nexa3D and NXT Factory, both 3D printing game changers. He is a regular contributor to Forbes, TechCrunch and Money Inc. Avi’s 2014 TED Talk – What’s Next in 3D Printing – has caught the attention of more than 2.5 million viewers and has inspired many 3D printing enthusiasts across the globe.
Avi is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the XPRIZE Foundation, which runs public competitions to encourage innovation that benefits humanity. He is also a Trustee of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, and a former Board Member of America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.