Sigma Labs promotes Jacob Brunsberg to president and COO
February 19, 2022
Sigma Labs, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, has named Jacob Brunsberg as its president and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Brunsberg will take responsibility for product direction, strategic relationships, sales, marketing and engineering, particularly as it pertains to expanding the use of Additive Manufacturing by manufacturers. He will report directly to company CEO Mark K Ruport.
Ruport stated, “Jacob has earned the respect of Sigma’s employees, management, board of directors, customers, and partners. His passion for the industry, ability to chart the company’s product direction, communicate our strategy to potential partners, and execute, has increased our confidence in both our strategic direction as well as our decision to elevate Jacob’s role. His promotion to president and COO reflects our confidence in Jacob and gives him full authority in the areas that will move our company forward.”
Brunsberg joined Sigma Labs as senior VP in September 2021, wherein he was responsible for leading the company’s strategic relationships, product management and marketing programmes. Before this role, he was a P&L leader for General Electric’s Binder Jet Technology unit with management responsibility for strategy, development, commercialisation, and overall business performance. He has a degree in material science from the University of Wisconsin.
“I am humbled and excited to accept the new role and responsibility,” added Brunsberg. “I came to Sigma Labs with a passion for industrialising Additive Manufacturing and am honoured to be able to lead and serve a team with this level of talent, potential, and technology. Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of Additive Manufacturing by setting the standard for in-situ quality monitoring and analytics. With customer success at the forefront, we will practice radical collaboration with the goal of driving costs out of the additive process chain, ensuring reliability and repeatability, and delivering a standardised approach to quality across the entire Additive Manufacturing landscape.”