Dr. Jason Jones is the pioneer and the world’s leading authority on hybrid manufacturing — integrating AM with mainstream CNC machines. He is the co-founder and CEO of Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, transforming CNCs and robots into flexible smart factories with additive, subtractive and inspection capabilities. Dr. Jones has a PhD in 3D printing from the University of Warwick and has led millions of dollars of AM development and commercialization. He is the author of numerous publications and a distinguished inventor holding 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 and strategies. He has also served as the chair of SME’s Member Council and AM community — the largest professional 3D printing community worldwide.