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Spouse(s)  Kio Stark

Name  Bre Pettis
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Known for  co-founder and CEO of MakerBot Industries
Children  Nika Stark Pettis (daughter)
Organizations founded  MakerBot Industries, NYC Resistor
Education  The Evergreen State College, Pacific Oaks College

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Bre Pettis is an American entrepreneur, video blogger and creative artist. Pettis is best known as the co-founder and former CEO of MakerBot Industries, a 3D printer company now owned by Stratasys.


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Early life and education

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Pettis, born c. 1972/1973 was raised in Ithaca, New York. At the age of 13 he moved to the Seattle area, where he later graduated from Bellevue High School. Pettis is a 1995 graduate of The Evergreen State College, where he studied psychology, mythology and performing arts.

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After college, Pettis worked as floor runner and camera assistant on feature films in Prague and as an assistant at Jim Henson's Creature Shop in London.< He then attended Pacific Oaks College and graduated with a teaching certificate. He worked as a language arts teacher for the Seattle Public Schools from 1999 through 2006.


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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.

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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.

He left Makerbot in 2014


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