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MEP EP#278: Design With Manufacturing – Altium and MacroFab

Podcast Notes

  • Ted Pawela
    • Altium’s Chief Ecosystem Officer
    • Head of Nexar, Altium’s cloud business unit
    • Holds a M.S. in Engineering Mechanics from Michigan State University, a B.S in. Oceanographic Technology from Florida Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain
  • Chris Church
    • Is a founder and the Chief Product Officer at MacroFab
    • Has been working in the software industry for over twenty years, with a focus on robotics and electronics over the last decade
    • Prior to MacroFab, he founded Dynamic Perception and Alert Logic
  • Recent fundraising press release
  • Altium’s goals around connecting design engineers to manufacturing data
  • Perspective on the role and level of control engineers have in manufacturing?
    • Will engineers take on a much bigger role with electronics production?
    • What about engineers being equally important to the supply chain and procurement process?
  • What are you hearing from the engineers themselves? Are they pushing Altium to do more to enable manufacturing?
  • What exactly is Nexar? How do you envision these services evolving?
  • How MacroFab and Altium will work together to improve the design to manufacturing experience
  • What are y’all looking forward to the most with this collaboration? 

Ted Pawela, Altium’s Chief Ecosystem Officer and head of Nexar.

Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!