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Bre Pettis

Founder, MakerBot Industries

Bre Pettis is an American entrepreneur, video blogger and multi-artist. He is also known for DIY video podcasts for MAKE, and for the History Hacker pilot on the History Channel. He is one of the founders of the Brooklyn-based hacker space NYC Resistor.

Pettis is a co-founder and former CEO of MakerBot Industries a company that produces 3D printers now owned by Stratasys. Besides being a TV host and Video Podcast producer, he's created new media for, hosted Make: Magazine's Weekend Projects podcast, and has been a schoolteacher, artist, and puppeteer. He was the artist-in-residence of art group monochrom at Museumsquartier Vienna in 2007.

Pettis was featured prominently in the documentary film Print the Legend.