Dr. Jason Jones is the pioneer and world’s leading authority on hybrid manufacturing - integrating Additive Manufacturing (AM) with mainstream CNC machines. He is the co-founder and CEO of Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, transforming CNCs & Robots into flexible smart factories with AM and inspection capabilities. Jason has a PhD in 3D printing from the University of Warwick and has led millions of dollars of AM research and development. He is the author of numerous publications and inventor of dozens of patents. Dr. Jones was a founding member of the ASTM F42 standards committee and has steered the development of multiple ASTM/ISO standards. He has also served as the chair of SME’s (f.k.a. the Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Member Council and AM community - the largest professional 3D printing community worldwide.