Digital Manufacturing Experts
Experienced industry leaders and specialists are available to discuss prototyping and production with on-demand manufacturing
President and Chief Executive Officer, Protolabs
Robert Bodor is President and Chief Executive Officer at Protolabs, a leading digital manufacturer of custom parts. Bodor previously held roles as the company’s Vice President and General Manager of the Americas, Chief Technology Officer, and Director of Business Development. He’s also held leadership roles at Honeywell and McKinsey & Company, and has been on the executive team of two early-stage software companies. Bodor holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering and Computer Science.
General Manager, Northern Europe
Lee Ball has been a part of the Protolabs EU team since the business launched in Telford in 2005. Lee has progressed from leading our design and mould making processes to becoming Operations Director and now General Manager. Lee has more than 25 years’ experience within manufacturing, bringing his insights and skills to the plastic injection moulding and tool-making industries in numerous sectors from automotive to industrial and household goods.
Lee’s industry experience and proven leadership skills are a valuable asset to our board of directors, and he has worked to support Protolabs’ Japanese business on several occasions.
Head of Industry 4.0
With a technical, marketing, and business development background, Stephen has led several sales and marketing strategy development and implementation projects at organisations including BAE Systems and Hager Group.
Leading technical marketing across Europe, Stephen closely partners regional marketing, product, sales and manufacturing teams, developing marketing strategy, managing working relationships with internal and external cross-functional teams and with end customers in locations across EMEA.