Ultimaker, the global leader in professional 3D printing, appointed Miguel Calvo as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President Printers & Peripherals. Miguel Calvo started his new role on February 1st, 2021 and will oversee research and development of Ultimaker’s full portfolio of 3D printers and peripherals. Miguel will also collaborate closely with Ultimaker’s key industry partners to ensure seamless integration of Ultimaker’s 3D printing platform into existing workflows.
Prior to Ultimaker, Miguel Calvo was Development Director at Linx Printing Technologies, where he led the development of Linx’s innovative compact industrial Continuous Inkjet Printer. He has held multiple R&D leadership positions in several high-tech industries, including aerospace, clean power generation and material handling. Miguel started his career in the automotive industry, designing and developing Fuel Injection Equipment for the world’s leading vehicle Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
“In my previous roles, I have witnessed first-hand the incredible impact that Ultimaker’s 3D printers and software have on accelerating product development and increasing productivity and flexibility in both an R&D and manufacturing environment. I look forward to working with the talented team and Ultimaker’s partners as I am truly impressed by how they continue to provide an easy to use, flexible and open 3D printing platform that enables sustainable manufacturing. I cannot wait to help the business outgrow the flourishing 3D printing market.”
“Having Miguel join the Ultimaker Management team is super exciting and he is a great addition for the company,” says Jürgen Von Hollen, CEO of Ultimaker. “His extensive experience in a diverse range of high-tech industries, both hands-on in R&D and in several leadership roles, makes him the right person to further drive the development of our 3D printing platform that enables sustainable manufacturing. He has an impressive track record of building and leading strong organisations and I am positive that he will boost our bold growth ambitions tremendously.”