Alan is a leader in the development of 3D graphics standards and open source projects, managing over a million lines of open source code. He has contributed to the VRML, X3D, COLLADA and 3MF standards and served as President of the Web3D consortium for several years. A veteran of four startups, he currently works at Shapeways as their Director of 3D technology, helping to further the 3D printing revolution.
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