Our leadership team brings to PostProcess Technologies extensive experience from high-growth industry leaders in advanced technology, driving our company with an energizing, pioneering spirit.
Jeff Mize, our CEO, brings an extensive background in rapidly scaling technology startups and creating fast, flexible and fun environments – as well as mastery of the power nap. He was the commercial leader behind the rapid growth of Climate Corporation (digital agricultural platform) and NAVTEQ Corporation (digital maps), selling for $1.1B to Monsanto and $8.1B to Nokia, respectively. Jeff received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign, so he can hold his own in meetings with our really smart Engineering team.
Daniel J. Hutchinson, PostProcess founder, President, and CTO, leveraged training in radar interrogation and signal analysis to develop our patent-pending technology. Prior to founding PostProcess, Daniel was with Northrop Grumman developing signal analysis equipment while dreaming of a way to make an impact on the world. Out of high school, he entered the service while attempting to break the world record for the number of college credits earned, earning Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Business Administration credentials. “A man provided with paper, pencil, and eraser, and strict discipline is in effect a universal machine.” – Alan Turing
Diana Robbins, Director of Marketing, is accomplished in leading Marketing, Business Development, and Inside Sales to drive exponential growth. Diana directs all aspects of Marketing, including copywriting, so she is exempt from writing something witty about herself. She brings considerable experience in B2B marketing in advanced manufacturing and material processing industries to PostProcess and holds an MBA from University at Buffalo.
Bob Bosinski, Vice President of Operations, is a startup veteran, experienced in designing and deploying robust processes and systems to enable rapid expansion. Bob spent 24 years with AirSep Corporation from its startup stage through post-acquisition and aims to recreate that magic here at PostProcess…but a lot faster. Bob earned a master’s degree in Industrial Technology from Buffalo State College. In his spare time, Bob enjoys following Buffalo sports, demonstrating his perpetual patience as he prays for a championship title during his lifetime.
Bruno Bourguet, Managing Director of PostProcess Technologies International, has jumped back into startup life after 15 years growing businesses in the digital mapping space, including HERE, Nokia, and Navteq. Bruno knows a little something about scaling a company internationally – he drove the doubling of HERE’s revenue to more than 1B€ and positioned it strategically, leading to its acquisition by Audi, BMW, and Daimler. Adding to his distinguished track record, Bruno is a graduated engineer from INSA Lyon, holds a Master’s of Science from Arizona State University, and is a graduate from the INSEAD International Management Program in France.
Dean VonBank, VP of Strategic Partnerships, is a seasoned sales executive with extensive global experience. Prior to PostProcess, his impressive track record at NAVTEQ and Honeywell include developing sales strategies delivering triple-digit growth, while creating fantastic customer relationships. Providing the perfect fit for startup life, Dean has experience managing his household “zoo” of children and double-digit pets. Dean received his MBA from Northwestern University and Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.
Nathan Harris, VP of Sales, Americas, entered the additive industry with 3DVision Technologies where he had success in building a nationally recognized sales and engineering organization. His career has focused on sales leadership, with a highlight in strategic planning and execution. A former collegiate soccer player and active crossfitter, he’s no stranger to competition and succeeding as a team and plans on whipping PostProcess into shape for a Tough Mudder race. Nathan received his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Purdue University and holds his Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
Rob Fraass, VP of Finance, brings 15+ years of financial expertise and experience to PostProcess across a range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, medical, dental and energy. He’s scratching his startup itch after years of large firm experience at growing companies including Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Integer, and Ernst & Young, making him the ideal finance leader to help us scale. Rob wears his pocket protector with pride along with his BS in Accounting from Bucknell University, Public Accountant (CPA) and Management Accountant (CMA) certifications.
Rich Caplow, Chief Product Officer, comes to PostProcess with over 25 years in Product Management and Product Strategy. As an experienced technology leader in both growth stage companies and large established organizations, along with an extensive software background, he is laser-focused on expanding the PostProcess product portfolio and global footprint. One of his biggest passions is converting great technology into ground-breaking customer value. Rich holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.
Frank Kozak, General Counsel, brings a wealth of experience from 20 years in legal and management roles at NAVTEQ / Nokia / HERE Technologies. During his tenure at these related companies, he oversaw the filing of more than 3,000 patents, over 500 of which he wrote personally. When he’s not jamming out on his beloved guitar, Frank makes sure that our intellectual property and legal matters are in tip-top shape, helping to develop a world-class patent portfolio. Frank earned his law degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
"If I have an idea, I can voice it knowing my suggestions are truly heard. I’ve proposed improvements and been empowered to rapidly execute them to shape the future of our product line."
"We’ve started something here that no else thought of. Education is critical to show people that this problem can actually be solved elegantly. I’m excited to forge the path for that effort."
"Being part of one of the fastest growing industries requires new ideas to solve problems that weren’t thought of 10 years ago. The fact that we’re the first to be solving these new problems makes it an exciting place to be an engineer."
"The collaborative environment within a startup company was attractive after my experience in a large corporate environment. Designing and evolving the user’s machine experience is unique and very rewarding."
"Our open office layout creates a dynamic, collaborative environment. As a startup, it works because there’s always a lot of balls in the air and everyone is collaborating real-time."
"We problem solve quickly and we're all knowledgeable in many areas. I love that I’ve had a hand in every one of our systems in some way."
"It is invigorating to use the scientific method to solve complex problems and establish industry standards as we pave the way for additive post-processing."
"I’m driven by the opportunity to create the architecture for today’s software and the roadmap for tomorrow’s advancements. It’s exciting that what we’re creating will be the future of an entire industry."
"There's a unique opportunity at a startup to take ownership of projects you wouldn't otherwise...everyone wears a lot of hats and you take on things that push you to grow."
"The opportunity to be first in my role is exciting. It's an empowering and weighty responsibility. The entire team’s willingness to help out, regardless of anyone’s primary function, creates the feeling that anything is possible."
"I joined PostProcess as employee #2 from a large company where the culture was already in place. Here, I get to help create our values from the ground up that define our company culture. "
"We’re the first ones to let software control the process. Creating something that didn't exist means we know how to move quickly and use everything we learn to get better."
"I am really excited to start my career at PostProcess. The atmosphere is full of new ideas and endless possibilities. We are paving our own path to greatness, and I'm proud to be helping that along."
"Being part of a startup is exciting because you are working as a team where different experiences and outlooks are celebrated. You are trusted and given the freedom to create new processes on your own terms while being responsible for it from start to finish."
"It’s amazing to be part of a rapidly evolving industry with post-processing being the technology that’s causing a paradigm shift in additive manufacturing from an interesting novelty to an industry-changing standard."
"As a Field Engineer, I see customer feedback translated quickly into product development and continuous improvement. We want to preserve that spirit of innovation no matter how big we get."
"I’ve seen high volume manufacturing firsthand and understand the complexities of integrating new methods. Being the only solution provider to address the biggest obstacle to additive’s growth is motivating."
"The opportunity to be part of something transformative does not come along often...I know what I am doing, no matter how small, is moving us toward something really big."
"Speaking with customers every day, it’s obvious that there is an essential need for our solutions. It’s exciting working for a company that tackles a question that hasn’t been answered yet in the industry."
"Since day one I have been able to make a real impact and help shape the future of our technology. I love that I’m a key team member, not just another desk in a field of cubicles."
"One of the most surprising and exciting aspects of PostProcess is how many industries we touch. From large established companies to new high-tech businesses, I had no idea the scope and breadth of 3D printing in manufacturing today."
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