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Kimberly Gibson

Kimberly Gibson

Ecosystem Director
America Makes

Kimberly is the Ecosystem Director for America Makes, the U.S Dept of Defense funded public-private partnership for additive manufacturing technology and education. An evangelist for distributed manufacturing, Kimberly works to accelerate the adoption of 3D printing technology into the U.S. industrial supply base, by leveraging the assets of regions and their unique industry mix.

Before joining the America Makes team, Kimberly was Co-Founder and Chief Mischief Officer at IC3D, heading up marketing / business development and sharing her expertise in welding, technology strategy, public policy, and workforce development to advance the application of large format polymer 3D printing into industry and education and to allow access to manufacturing for all people.

Kimberly spends her free time on a charter school board for four high school dropout recovery programs in inner city Columbus incorporating career tech education into the curriculum and, through IC3D, initiated the first ever 3D printed Toys for Tots drive with the US. Marine Corps Reserve, delivering 61,000 toys to needy children in 2021.



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