3D Systems appoints new leader of software business
November 16, 2018
3D Systems, Rock Hill, USA, has announced that Radhika Krishnan has been appointed as Senior Vice President and General Manager of its software workflow business, reporting directly to Vyomesh Joshi, President and Chief Executive Officer. In her role, it was stated that Krishnan will focus on realising 3D Systems vision to radically transform Additive Manufacturing by driving higher levels of simplicity, automation, and collaboration through software.
Krishnan joins the company from the Lenovo Datacenter Group where as Vice President and General Manager of the Software Defined Infrastructure business, she built teams from scratch, launched multiple products, and drove rapid growth. While at Lenovo, she was a member of the senior leadership team managing a globally diverse organisation across multiple functions. Prior to Lenovo Datacenter Group, Krishnan held leadership roles in software product development as well as go to market at Nimble Storage, NetApp, Cisco and HP.
“Software is core to the 3D Systems’ strategy and enables us to help transform customers’ manufacturing environments,” stated Joshi. “We plan to double down on software and continue to build out the industry’s leading portfolio to provide our customers with world-class solutions that address even the most complex and unique production workflows. Radhika brings tremendous experience and a proven ability to seamlessly incorporate emerging technologies into solution offerings that deliver scale for the business and greater ease of use for the customer. We’re excited to have Radhika in this key leadership role as we take our software portfolio forward.”
3D Systems recently unveiled an updated end-to-end software portfolio. The portfolio now provides an unprecedented level of automation to accelerate design and production processes for customers giving them a competitive advantage to create and bring new products to market faster.
“3D Systems created the 3D printing category and has continued to drive innovation within it – a major piece of that has been in software. Our software capabilities provide customers peace of mind knowing they can improve their Additive Manufacturing productivity while achieving a strong return on investment,” added Krishnan. “Scaling Additive Manufacturing processes is contingent on having a strong digital backbone that can help customers innovate, optimise their production workflows and eliminate barriers. Software plays a vital role in that, and I look forward to collaborating with colleagues, partners and customers to unlock new possibilities.”