Bre Pettis


Bre Pettis is CEO and a cofounder of MakerBot Industries (, a company that designs and sells 3D printers. Before starting MakerBot, Bre was a schoolteacher, artist, video blogger, and puppeteer. He helped start a maker space called NYC Resistor in Brooklyn and is well known for the popular video podcasts that he produced for MAKE magazine.


Steven Osborn: Before we get too much into MakerBot, I want to learn about you and what you were doing before MakerBot. Can you tell me a little bit about your background?

Bre Pettis: So I had an early experience as a kid visiting my uncle Joe. He would wake up at four ...

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