Formlabs Adds Microsoft EVP and CMO Chris Capossela to Board of Directors
Capossela brings 3D printing enthusiasm and marketing expertise to Formlabs as the company continues its path to global expansion.
Somerville, MA, Oct. 19, 2023 – Formlabs, the leading 3D printing company, today announced Microsoft's Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Capossela, has joined its board of directors. Capossela will lend his deep marketing expertise, technical background, and enthusiasm for 3D printing as Formlabs continues expanding globally and presenting new solutions that make it easier for professionals of all kinds to bring physical products to life.
Capossela brings over 30 years of experience at Microsoft, where he oversees marketing for the company’s consumer and commercial businesses. Throughout his tenure, he has held multiple leadership positions and has overseen the development of new business opportunities and customer experiences that have contributed to Microsoft’s remarkable growth. His vast experience working with hardware, software, and services while driving customer engagement and creating brand love will benefit Formlabs as the company continues its path to global expansion. Hailing originally from Boston, Capossela will contribute marketing and communications expertise as the company continues delivering new solutions and materials to Formlabs customers.
“Chris Capossela’s skills and experience will complement the board as we help guide Formlabs in the expansion of its ecosystem on a global scale,” said Formlabs Co-Founder and CEO Max Lobovsky. “Microsoft is one of the best and largest B2B technology companies in the world. We have so much to learn from Chris about how to bring technology solutions to a huge range of customers.”
“I’ve seen the potential of 3D printing firsthand. Formlabs is a standout in the 3D printing industry with a growing, innovative ecosystem of printers, software, accessories, and materials that will advance adoption of the technology,” said Capossela. “I’m excited to join the Formlabs board as the company continues on its impressive growth path.”
This addition comes amid recent innovative launches from Formlabs, with the company adding new Silicone 40A and Alumina 4N resins to its lineup of 45 proprietary materials alongside the Fuse 1+ 30W Starter Package, which makes SLS 3D printing affordable at just $24,999. By continuously innovating so anyone can make anything, Formlabs is set to advance 3D printing adoption and change the status quo of manufacturing, prototyping, and product personalization.
Formlabs is expanding access to digital fabrication, so anyone can make anything. Headquartered in Somerville, Massachusetts with offices in Germany, Japan, China, Singapore, Hungary, and North Carolina, Formlabs is the professional 3D printer of choice for engineers, designers, manufacturers, and decision makers around the globe. Formlabs products include the Form 3+, Form 3B+, Form 3L, and Form 3BL powered by an advanced form of stereolithography (SLA) called Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ 3D printing, Form Wash and Form Cure post-processing solutions, Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer, and Form Auto manufacturing solution. Through its Factory Solutions offering for industrial users, Formlabs provides the factories of tomorrow with the flexibility and versatility needed for demanding, evolving industrial applications. Formlabs also develops its own suite of high-performance materials that continue to push the boundaries for 3D printing, as well as best-in-class 3D printing software. For more information visit formlabs.com.
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