• Photo Mike Vasquez host of 3Degrees Discussions Podcast

    Dive into Additive Manufacturing with the 3Degrees Discussions Podcast

    Welcome to 3Degrees Discussions, a weekly podcast that has brought in 14,000+ listeners who are devoted to the stories behind the innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the 3D Printing industry. As one of the most profound and acclaimed podcasts in the 3D Printing World, we bring you over 90 guest interviews and counting, and 3,540 minutes of content available on five audio and video platforms. Our platform continues to flourish with exciting new episodes to come.


    To our continuous listeners, thank you. Please feel free to share an idea for a new episode, check out our blog, and keep up with the newest interviews we have in store.

  • Real Stories Beyond the Hype

    Conversations from Ford, Renishaw, Boeing, NASA, Cummins, and more.

    Check out the Podcasts below to hear Dr. Vasquez's stimulating questions about what recent discoveries these companies have made.

    Renishaw Logo


    Ford Motor Company Logo
    Siemens Energy Logo
    Boeing Logo
    Action Mold & Machining Logo
  • Most Recent Episodes

    Episode 93: Donald Godfrey

    Each and every episode is filled with wisdom and knowledge from various leaders in the additive manufacturing space, starting off with Donald Godfrey. Godfrey is a Senior Fellow for Aerospace and Department of Defense Additive Strategy at SLM Solutions; he is a globally recognized authority on additive manufacturing

    Slide through and check out some more awesome episodes!


    Episode 92: Tyler Lebrun

    Tyler Lebrun, PhD is a Principal Member of Technical Staff and Additive Manufacturing Lead at Sandia National Labs where he is focused on all aspects of AM technology and research. He has an extensive background in aerospace having spent time at Aerojet Rocketdyne as well as Blue Origin. Tyler is also heavily involved in the development of standards for the 3D Printing industry and shares some of the behind the scenes work that goes on to help industrialize the technology.

    Episode 91: Lester Hitch

    Lester Hitch has been in the additive manufacturing space for nearly 20 years, much of that time spent working for the US Army. He joins the show today to share his experiences working hands on with 3D Printing and developing new products, materials, and approaches to improve the technology. Lester is currently an application consultant at DyeMansion where he supports customers working to improve the surface finish and appearance of their 3D Printed parts.

    Episode 90: Mike Smith

    Mike Smith is a Prototype/Design engineer at Big Ass Fans in Kentucky. He joins the show today to talk about his career in Additive Manufacturing. He shares some insight and great advice on how to search for and implement 3D Printing applications within an organization that may not be accustomed to the technology.

    Episode 89: Ankush Venkatesh

    Ankush is the Intrapreneur for Additive Manufacturing at Glidewell Dental Laboratories. In addition to writing for Harvard Business Review and Forbes, Ankush has also been speaker at 3D printing events like Formnext and AM Strategies. Prior to his role at Glidewell, he was a Strategy Fellow at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. In that time, he specialized in digital strategy and Industry 4.0 technologies like additive manufacturing (3D printing), IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things), artificial intelligence/machine learning and digital twins.

  • Full List of Episodes

    Dive in below and follow the journey of Dr. Mike Vasquez as he interviews a number of different influential people who are changing the world with 3D Printing. Each Episode features a special guest, compelling and insightful debate, and new ways to ponder our understanding of the future that is 3D Printing.

  • 3Degrees Discussions In-Depth

    Want to know more about our guests and their careers in the additive and 3D Printing space?


All Posts