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Dr. David Prawel


Dr. David Prawel, President, Longview Advisors & Producer of 3D CIC

Dr. David Prawel has enjoyed a career spanning more than three decades in 3D technology for product development and manufacturing. As a repeat entrepreneur, he specializes in turning great ideas and innovations into successful commercial products. He has helped build six startup companies, with one successful IPO and one in the works. He is also founder and president at Longview Advisors Inc., consulting worldwide for dozens of manufacturers and technology innovators. Most recently, he founded the Idea-2-Product ( 3D Printing Laboratory at Colorado State University, a public-access center for 3D printing, scanning and personal fabrication. He is founder and chair of the international 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (, now in its twelfth year. Prawel has a BS and MS from University of Buffalo, an MS from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. from Colorado State University in Biomedical Engineering.

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