Jennifer Lawton is the chief executive officer of MakerBot® and has been responsible for the overall strategy and growth of the company. Through the years, Lawton has worked closely with MakerBot® founder and former CEO Bre Pettis in developing the company into a global leader in the desktop 3D printing industry and leading the next Industrial Revolution. In addition to her work with MakerBot®, she is a respected company builder, technologist, and advocate for fostering entrepreneurship. Lawton previously co-founded Net Daemons Associates (NDA), an information technology consulting firm. With Lawton as CEO, NDA was recognized on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing privately held U.S. companies, and on the Deloitte and Touche Fast 50 and Fast 500 lists. Lawton also previously worked as COO for Rockin’ Water and RAM Scientific, and SVP Operations for Mercury Solar Systems. She is currently a board member of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.