Who We Are

Carbon® is a 3D printing technology company helping businesses to develop better products and bring them to market in less time. Carbon is a venture-backed company headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Carbon has customers in 17 countries and is continuing to expand globally.

Carbon’s Mission

Light and Oxygen

The Carbon DLS™ process combines versatile printers, advanced software, and best-in-class materials to deliver functional parts with end-use performance and aesthetics, helping engineers and designers to create products that outperform. From prototyping and low-volume production to production-at-scale, hundreds of global organizations, including adidas, Ford, and Becton Dickinson, use the Carbon process to create a wide range of functional end-use parts and print them reliably wherever and whenever they need them through our production network partners.

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Our Leadership Team

With senior leaders from Silicon Valley, scientific, and business communities, we’re bringing together the best in hardware and software engineering, molecular science and service.

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Craig Carlson
Office of the CEO

Craig is a member of the Office of the CEO, and most recently the CTO responsible for short and long term technology needs of the company as it scales and continues to introduce industry-leading software and hardware capabilities. He joined Carbon in 2014 from Tesla Motors, where he was VP of Software and Electrical Integration, with responsibility for all low-voltage electronics and all software that powers the Model S – from battery and motor control firmware, to the hardware and software that run the Model S in-car displays, to the Tesla mobile apps and server-based systems that connect to Teslas on the road. Craig joined Tesla in 2007 to lead the firmware organization, beginning with delivery of the first Tesla Roadsters in 2008. Before Tesla, Craig spent 15 years at Intuit, joining when Intuit acquired his small startup to start and lead development of QuickBooks. Craig was VP of Software Development for QuickBooks and then started, built, and launched QuickBooks Online. Craig received his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University.

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Philip DeSimone
Office of the CEO

Phil is a member of the Office of the CEO. He was part of the founding team at Carbon in 2013, and most recently the Chief Product and Business Development officer responsible for Carbon’s product strategy and strategic partnerships. Most recently, Phil led the go-to-market strategy and managed Carbon’s most strategic partnerships and customer relationships. Prior to Carbon, Phil co-founded and was the VP of Business Development at Buystand, an ecommerce company. Phil received his BA in business and econometrics from Ursinus College.

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Ellen J. Kullman
Executive Chair

Ellen is the Executive Chair of Carbon, previously serving as President & CEO. Prior to joining Carbon, Ellen was Chairman and CEO of DuPont. She was the nineteenth executive, and the first woman to lead the company in its 212-year history. As a business leader, Ellen led double-digit growth of the company’s Safety and Protection business portfolio, started two successful high-growth businesses known today as DuPont Industrial Biosciences and DuPont Sustainable Solutions. During her seven years as CEO, Ellen led the company’s focus on growth in emerging international markets and championed the power of DuPont science and global market knowledge to transform industries. She decisively positioned the company for its next generation of growth, executing a strong plan that is delivering results today while positioning DuPont for future growth.

Ellen is co-chair of the Paradigm for Parity coalition and a board director of Dell Technologies, Amgen, and Goldman Sachs. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and past president of the U.S. China Business Council. She serves on the board of trustees of Northwestern University. Ellen has been named as one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” by Fortune and one of the “World’s Most Powerful Women” by Forbes. Ellen holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.

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Colleen Martin-Garcia
SVP of Finance

Colleen is the Senior Vice President of Finance, responsible for Carbon’s overall financial activities and global finance organization, including accounting and controllership, financial planning and analysis (F,P&A), reporting, tax, treasury, and sales operations. Leading into this role, Colleen was VP, Corporate Controller for more than three years at Carbon. Colleen is an experienced financial leader with more than 25 years of experience in Accounting and Finance. Colleen worked as the VP, Corporate Controller at Polycom, a global communications company and the Corporate Controller at Plantronics, a maker of audio solutions. She also spent nearly 10 years in the assurance practice at KPMG LLP. Colleen is a CPA and holds a BS degree in Economics from UC Santa Cruz and a Masters in Accounting from San Jose State University.

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Shay Canty
SVP of People

Shay is the Senior Vice President of People, responsible for leading the Carbon people team in attracting, engaging, and developing a diverse employee base committed to fulfilling the company’s mission. Prior to joining Carbon, Shay held several recruiting and HR leadership roles in Fortune 500 companies including TiVo, Brocade, and AMD, where she led efforts to grow and establish global teams. Shay holds a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Karrie Rexford
SVP, General Counsel

Karrie is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, responsible for leading the legal team at Carbon. Karrie has more than 25 years of experience with executive leadership and legal expertise in a variety of fields, including medical device, software and technology licensing, intellectual property, product development, manufacturing, and global commercial transactions. Previously, Karrie worked for over 17 years at Align Technology, Inc, a global medical device company that reinvented the way orthodontic and restorative treatments are delivered globally. She began her career in Silicon Valley working for the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, which ushers promising, innovative companies through their business life cycle, and also held positions within Netscape Communications Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Inc. and LoudCloud, Inc. She received her J.D. at Lincoln Law School and a B.A. from California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo.

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Jason Rolland, PhD
SVP of Materials

Jason is the Senior Vice President of Materials, tasked with creating the broadest possible range of materials for growing 3D objects with Carbon DLS technology. Previously, he was Senior Director of Research at Diagnostics for All, and co-founded Liquidia Technologies. Jason holds a BS in chemistry from Virginia Tech, a PhD in chemistry from UNC Chapel Hill, and has over 25 current and pending patents.

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Greg Dachs
SVP of Engineering

Greg is the Senior Vice President of Engineering, responsible for leading the development of Carbon’s Software, Hardware, and Print Process technologies. Under his leadership, the Engineering team has successfully launched the L1 and M3 printers, developed techniques to print midsoles and numerous other products at scale, and relentlessly improved the product suite with innovations in algorithms, hardware, and process. Prior to Carbon, Greg was a Manager of Mechanical Engineering at Intuitive Surgical, where he developed surgical instruments and robotic actuators. Greg holds a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Robotics from Purdue University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.

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Chris Van Wert
SVP of Operations

Chris is the Senior Vice President of Operations at Carbon. He leads the supply chain, operations engineering, facilities, environmental health and safety, planning, and inventory functions, building infrastructure and processes to redefine digital manufacturing. Chris brings more than 20 years of experience leading cross-functional teams at companies including Stryker and Berkeley Process Control. Prior to Carbon, Chris was Director of Product Excellence at Tesla, where he managed all aspects of product excellence teams, including Quality Engineering, Supplier Quality, and Inspections. Chris received his MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and his BSc from the University of California, Davis.

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Terri Capriolo
SVP of Oral Health

Terri is Senior Vice President of Oral Health, responsible for leading Carbon’s global oral health sales organization. Capriolo brings over 20 years of sales and leadership experience to the role at Carbon. Prior to Carbon, Capriolo served at National Dentex, a leading dental laboratory network, where she climbed the ranks from Sales Director to General Manager. While at National Dentex, Capriolo produced consistent double-digit growth for the Implant Solutions and nSequence Guided Surgery organization. Prior to this, Capriolo served as the North American sales leader at Solvay Dental 360. Additionally, at Straumann, a world leader in dental equipment and supplies manufacturing company, Capriolo spent over eight years achieving sales targets as a regional sales leader.

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Gerd Manz
SVP of Design to Production

Gerd is the Senior Vice President of Design to Production, leading Carbon’s Business across Consumer, Automotive, Industrial and MedTech – including Business Development, Application Engineering, Project Management and Customer Success functions. Gerd has more than 20 years of experience in Innovation and Business Development. He joined Carbon in 2021 from BASF Performance Materials, where he was VP New Markets, Business Incubation & Divisional Digital Officer. Before BASF, he worked in various global product, process, and technology innovation leadership functions at adidas, most recently as VP Future. Gerd holds a Dipl.-Ing. degree in footwear & leather technology from the faculty of polymer sciences at the University of Applied Sciences in Kaiserslautern.

Board of Directors

Executive Chair
Ellen J. Kullman

Member, Board of Directors & Co-Founder at Carbon
Joseph DeSimone, PhD

Former CEO, Ford Motor Company
Alan Mulally

Partner, Sequoia Capital
Jim Goetz

Managing Director, Silver lake
Bryce Lee

Group CIO, Adidas
Andreas Hubert

Granville Capital
Bobby Long


Member, Board of Directors & Co-Founder at Carbon
Joseph DeSimone, PhD

Office of the CEO, Carbon
Philip DeSimone

Launch CEO & Co-founder
Steve Nelson

Advisor & Co-founder, Carbon
Ed Samulski, PhD

Chief Innovation Officer & Co-founder, Carbon
Alex Ermoshkin, PhD

Nikita Ermoshkin