Rajeev Kulkarni, a very well-known figure in the global AM industry with nearly three decades of experience at 3D Systems, is joining the strategic Board of Directors of Ackuretta, a growing global manufacturer of high-precision 3D printing solutions for dental professionals.
Kulkarni, whose current role at 3D Systems is VP, Strategy & Corporate Development, is an accomplished entrepreneur, and executive, who brings extensive leadership and operational experience in the realms of 3D printing, business strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Ayush Bagla, CEO of Ackuretta, expressed enthusiasm about Rajeev’s appointment, stating, “A true innovator, Rajeev joined 3D Systems in the 1990s, where he emerged as a core member of a team that invented multiple 3D Printing platforms. His wealth of 3D Printing experience in R&D leadership, business creation, and M&A activities, makes him an asset for Ackuretta as it continues to innovate and provide accessible 3D printing solutions for dental professionals. Specifically, Rajeev’s expertise in applying 3D Printing technologies and business strategies to enable dental solutions is poised to contribute to Ackuretta’s growth significantly.”
Ackuretta’s “plug-and-play” solutions have been developed to bring together the world of additive manufacturing and same-day dentistry with validated and calibrated workflows, an open system, training and customer support. “I am eager to contribute to the Ackuretta team’s commitment to fully integrated additive manufacturing dental solutions. I anticipate the opportunity to collaborate closely with customers, partners, and the team,” Kulkarni wrote on LinkedIn.
Bagla further added, “As the co-founder of two angel funds, he has proven to be an invaluable angel investor, guiding multiple ventures to reach their full potential. We are excited to welcome him to the board and are confident that his guidance will lead Ackuretta and its management team along a path of sustainable growth. This marks another significant step for Ackuretta in ensuring that our innovative 3D printing solutions provide unique value for dental technicians, clinicians, and patients.”