Management Team2018-09-19T09:00:55+00:00

Solidscape’s executive team brings over 30 years of experience in the 3D printing and direct manufacturing industry.

Over the years, the executive team has remained focused on the primary mission of establishing Solidscape as the world market leader in high precision 3D printers for direct manufacturing in critical applications such as lost wax investment casting and mold making.

Laura Kiefer, Ph.D.

Head of Product Development

Dr. Kiefer is responsible for product development and engineering, driving innovation and providing expanded solutions that allow Solidscape customers to become more profitable.

Dr. Kiefer joined Solidscape in 2014 from Labsphere where she was Director of Materials and Coatings for the photonics industry. Previous roles include Manager of UV Ink Development at EFI-VUTEk, a manufacturer of large format digital printers.

Dr. Kiefer is a co-inventor with 7 patents to her name.

Dr. Kiefer holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Her B.S. in Chemistry is from Ursinus College.

Dean Coe

Head of Technology

Mr. Coe is responsible for 3D Printing Technologies at Solidscape.

Mr. Coe has been a key member of the Solidscape team for more than 18 years, contributing to the discovery and advancement of all technologies and platforms. Prior to his 18 years in the 3D printing industry Mr. Coe spent 19 years in complex Software and Systems Design.

Mr. Coe is one of the pioneers in the 3D Printing industry having joined the company at its very early stage, when it was Sanders Design.

During his career Mr. Coe contributed to conceptualizing several patented technologies and co-authored two of them.

Mr. Coe graduated with a BS degree in Photogrammetric Science from Ohio State University.

Barry Mikoluk
Barry Mikoluk

Head of Technical Support

Mr. Mikoluk is responsible for directing the Technical Support Team in providing the best service and support to resellers and thousands of users around the world. He brings over 30 years of experience to his role, successfully managing and developing field service teams on a regional, national and global level.

Mr. Mikoluk joined Solidscape in 2003 from Nipson America where he held the position of National Service Manager after serving as a District Service Manager for Océ Printing Systems and Storage Technology. His 15 years of experience supporting 2D printing systems proved invaluable in his progression to supporting 3D printing systems.

Mr. Mikoluk is a graduate of Control Data Institute and attended the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, MA.

Gary Lessard
Gary Lessard

Head of Operations

Mr. Lessard is responsible for aligning IT, manufacturing, quality, supply chain and facilities to ensure a positive customer experience.

Mr. Lessard joined Solidscape in 2015 as Manufacturing Manager and assumed additional responsibilities 3 months later overseeing the expansion of the facilities, and again in 2016 when he became the Head of Operations.  His responsibilites increased during his employment at Insight Technology, Inc. as well, where he started as a Production Supervisor and was promoted to Manager. Mr. Lessard is US Army, retired after 20 years’ service.

Mr. Lessard graduated with a BS degree in Technical Management from Southern New Hampshire University and holds certifications in Lean Supply Chain Management and Six Sigma Black Belt.