Vishal is a technology leader and computer scientist with 20+ years of combined research and product development expertise. He has conceived of and helped bring to market several products, in both enterprise and startup environments. Having authored several US-approved patents, and given his extensive expertise, he is recognized as a technology evangelist and industry leader in blockchain, IIOT, data security.
Vishal is Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Link3D, an additive manufacturing workflow, quality management and IOT platform designed to be the operating system for additive manufacturing organizations. His vision includes providing an end-to-end secure, connected ecosystem improving operational efficiency, creating a consistent and unified data model and enabling global, secure distributed manufacturing thereby enabling digital transformation for the customer base through the use of additive manufacturing and 3D printing.Most recently, Materialise acquired options to buy Link3D to enable the Materialise roadmap to evolve its entire software suite to a SaaS model, offering its customers cloud-based access to a complete platform of software tools to manage and control the 3D printing process more efficiently.