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Episode from the podcastThe Wired Educator Podcast

3D Printing: An Interview with Rick Pollack

Released Monday, 18th January 2021
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In this episode the Wired Educator Podcast I talk 3D printing in education with the founder of MakerGear, Rick Pollack. You're going to love it regardless of what grade or content you teach. 3D printing is fun, engaging, and brings creation to ANY classroom. 

Rick Pollack is the founder and owner of MakerGear LLC. MakerGear designs, engineers and manufactures desktop and benchtop 3d printers. Rick started MakerGear in his Cleveland, Ohio garage in 2009. MakerGear was one of the first companies in desktop 3d printing and helped to bring 3d printers to the masses.

Prior to MakerGear, Rick worked as a software developer for many years and for a variety of companies, large and small. He was a principal in a very early online CRM startup for the automobile industry and that company was acquired in 2000.
Rick has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati. You can often find Rick hiking in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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Visit the MakerGear website at: www.makergear.com
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Follow MakerGear on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/makergear/

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