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Joel Neidig

South Bend, IN
Joel Neidig is the CEO of SIMBA, a Blockchain as a Service platform. He has 14 years of experience integrating manufacturing technology and software development.

In 2016, Neidig spoke at the White House by invitation of the National Economic Council in recognition of the progress that has been made by him and his company in the Manufacturing USA program. Neidig sits on the Technical Advisory Group for MTConnect, an open-source royalty-free standard that is intended to foster greater interoperability between devices and software applications. He has been an active member of MTConnect since 2009. Neidig also sits on the Technical Advisory Committee for the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute.

Since the founding of Manufacturing USA, Neidig and his company have been involved in four research projects with DMDII and two research projects with America Makes, one of which has transitioned to an additive manufacturing tech startup, for which he is a co-founder, called Atlas 3D.