Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

One Pound of Innovation

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Saturday1:00 PM1:30 PMMaker Pro Stage

The journey of a startup that brought a premium low-tech product into a burgeoning high-tech marketplace, and the unexpected applications that can arise from creating something simple. Inventor, entrepreneur and renowned sculptor Adam Beane talks about being a Maker in an evolving world. Alexis Ettner, VP and co-owner of ABI, joins to tell the story of building the company; how they stayed inspired, motivated, and focused to bring a unique prototyping material, Cx5, to market. Watch their live demonstration of this versatile material and get inspired to make, invent, and succeed.

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Adam Beane — President & CEO

Adam Beane Industries, Inc.

Master sculptor and inventor Adam Beane drew on his love of science and design to invent a revolutionary sculpting and prototyping material, called Cx5. His love of marketing has been a boon to ABI.

Alexis Ettner — Vice President

Adam Beane Industries, Inc.

Business facilitator Alexis Ettner used her diverse set of skills to help build ABI's manufacturing infrastructure, branding and marketing.