The joy of making something


Running Time
20m 46s


Zach Smith
Co-founder of MakerBot Industries


Zach makes robots that make things. He is an early pioneer of 3D printers. A technology that will change how we make things. Zach talks about how we loves making things. He believes that we all love to make things.

Zach Smith is a co-founder and the Director of R&D at MakerBot Industries which is a New York-based 3D printer manufacturer.

His work has pushed the boundaries of what is possible with low-cost, open source 3D printing and MakerBot printers are leading the way in getting digital fabrication tools into the hands of normal people.

Zach was also instrumental in the creation of, an online community focused on designing and sharing open hardware designs for digital fabrication.


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