Additive Manufacturing Strategy Lead
Leanne Gluck is responsible for defining the business and industry strategy for additive manufacturing and 3D printing at Autodesk, an American multinational software corporation that makes software services for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, education and entertainment industries. She joined Autodesk after working as deputy director of workforce and education at America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Institute, providing overall program leadership to accelerate the adoption of 3D printing in the U.S. Prior to that, she was the director of social impact at 3D Systems, where she managed education, corporate philanthropy and sustainability initiatives, helping 3D Systems deliver on the mission of “Making Good.”
Leanne cut her teeth in AM at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), running the Advanced Manufacturing Convening and building cross-sector collaborations focused on growing the AM industry in the U.S. She has spoken at numerous national and international events including RAPID + TCT, FormNext, TEDx, Singularity University, SwitchPoint, Dreamforce and around the globe with the U.S. State Department, discussing additive manufacturing, exponential technologies and their impact on the world. From inspiring students to fix the world someday, to using 21st century tools to change the world now, Leanne believes 3D printing enables everyone to turn ideas into opportunities for impact and action.