Leadership in the Digital Fabrication Alliance is to structured to serve a diverse membership and functions along two complimentary routes, one bottom up ( see Founding Associates ) and the other top-down, embodied within the Board of Directors. Heading the organization the Board of Directors sets the vision at an international level, guides the practices of the organization and defines the methods. To best accomplish this and in-so-doing represent the membership the DFA maintains a 9 seat Board that is divided equally into 3 parts represented by Fabricators, Hardware / Software Developers, Research and Design Professionals.
, Partner at Cut My Timber and CEO, IDEAbuilder. He has more than 15 years of experience in residential construction and 10 years in technology companies. Greg is a builder, maker and fabricator.
, President, Kreysler & Associates fabricates composite products using digital fabrication techniques. Prior to K&A Bill was Exec VP of Performance Sailcraft, makers of Laser, Star and J-24 class sailboats.
Kreysler & Associates
Composites And Architecture
L. William Zahnerrepresenting Hardware / Software Developers
representing Research and Design Professionals
, CEO, A. Zahner Company, President Zahner-KME Gmbh and Chairman of the Kansas City Art Institute. He is an honorary AIA, has authored two books on metal fabrication and holds several patents.
, is an Assistant Professor at UTA where he researches and teaches on the integration of digital fabrication in the architectural design process. He co-founded and co-directs TEX-FAB.
UT Arlington Architecture
, is the founder of the design firm Matsys and an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
, is an architect and professor/director of the Institute for Computational Design at Stuttgart University. He also is a Visiting Professor at Harvard and the AA.