GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Xometry the leading on-demand manufacturing platform, announced today that Fabio Rosati has joined its Board of Directors.
Rosati was the CEO of Elance from 2001 to 2014 and of Upwork from its launch until 2015. During his tenure, the company became the world's largest platform for online work, with 14 million users in 180 countries and more than $1B in annual billings. Before joining Elance, Rosati led the management consulting division of Capgemini in the U.S. He currently serves on the boards of several private companies, including SocialTables and Snagajob.
"We are thrilled to gain Fabio's perspective on transforming industries through online marketplace platforms as we accelerate our growth," said Randy Altschuler, Xometry co-founder and CEO.
"I am excited to be working with the Xometry team and help continue their strong momentum," said Rosati. "The opportunity to better connect supply and demand in custom manufacturing is massive. Like Amazon and Upwork, Xometry's platform is a win-win proposition. It enables engineers to more easily source custom parts while making it easier for small and medium sized manufacturers across the nation to grow their business."
Xometry offers customers a wide range of manufacturing processes through its platform, including CNC Machining, Professional 3D Printing, Injection Molding, Sheet Metal Fabrication and Urethane Casting. It then utilizes a network of more than 700 vetted manufacturers across the United States to deliver these custom manufactured parts.
The Xometry Board of Directors also includes Sean Dalton of Highland Capital Partners, George Hornig, Zach Barasz of BMW iVentures, as well as Xometry co-founders Randy Altschuler and Laurence Zuriff.
Xometry is driving the business of American manufacturing through a proprietary machine learning-based software platform which offers on-demand manufacturing to a diverse customer base ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies like BMW and General Electric. We provide product designers and engineers the most efficient way to source high-quality custom parts, with 24/7 access to instant pricing, expected lead time, and manufacturability feedback. Xometry orchestrates a nationwide network of hundreds of partner manufacturing facilities that enables it to maintain consistently fast lead times while offering a broad array of capabilities, including CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal, Injection Molding and Urethane Casting.