Steve is the Additive Manufacturing (AM) department manager at GA-ASI, with a background in Engineering Physics, lasers & engineering management, and with over 9 years of experience with AM in rapid prototyping, development and production using multiple AM modalities and materials ranging from polymers, composite and metals. His AM journey started while working at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in California, for integration purposes. Thereafter, he joined a Silicon Valley semiconductor industry leader to develop and lead the AM group focused in RP and Metal production applications. Additionally, Steve was the AM SME with the business investment branch of KLA-Tencor where he worked on market assessment, and acquisitions/investments in the field of AM. Currently he is leading the efforts to grow AM within GA-ASI and the GA parent company through the establishment of the Additive Design & Manufacturing Center of Excellence and through the AM production operations and R&D efforts.