Ultimaker appointed Miguel Calvo as its Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Printers and Peripherals. Mr. Calvo took up his functions on February 1, 2021. He oversees research and development of Ultimaker’s full portfolio of printers and peripherals. He will also collaborate with Ultimaker’s key industry partners to ensure seamless integration of the company’s 3D printing platform into existing workflows.
Mr. Calvo served as Development Director at Linx Printing Technologies prior to joining Ultimaker. He led the development of Linx’s compact industrial Continuous Inkjet Printer. Mr. Calvo began his career in the automotive industry, where he designed and developed Fuel Injection Equipment for world-class original equiment manufacturers. Prior to Linx, Mr. Calvo held multiple R&D leadership positions in several high-tech industries, including aerospace, clean power generation and material handling.
Jürgen von Hollen, Ultimaker’s CEO, endorsed Mr. Calvo’s experience: “Having Miguel join the Ultimaker Management team is super exciting and he is a great addition for the company. His extensive experience in a diverse range of high-tech industries, both hands-on in R&D and in several leadership roles, makes him the right person to further drive the development of our 3D printing platform that enables sustainable manufacturing. He has an impressive track record of building and leading strong organizations and I am positive that he will boost our bold growth ambitions tremendously.”
Mr. Calvo commented on his appointment: “In my previous roles, I have witnessed first-hand the incredible impact that Ultimaker’s 3D printers and software have on accelerating product development and increasing productivity and flexibility in both an R&D and manufacturing environment. I look forward to working with the talented team and Ultimaker’s partners as I am truly impressed by how they continue to provide an easy to use, flexible and open 3D printing platform that enables sustainable manufacturing. I cannot wait to help the business outgrow the flourishing 3D printing market.”