James Antifaev

James Antifaev
Co-Founder and CEO
Made for Me

James Antifaev is co-founder and CEO of Made for Me,  a global platform for designers to discover and source prototyping services using 3D printing. Previously, he spent nearly 10 years in the aerospace industry, where he worked on projects for NASA and the Canadian Space Agency; contributed to the development of the Vega rocket vehicle at the European Space Agency; and led the development and sale of new technology products at MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates.


The Future of Prototyping: What You Need to Know to Stay On Top

A majority of designers now use 3D printing in their practices. How will you know if you are using this technology to its full potential? With insights and case studies from IDSA members around the country, you’ll learn the secrets of why, how and when other design firms are using 3D printing. Is Makerbot really king? Are more designers buying machines or outsourcing services? Where is 3D printing currently being used in the design process? James Antifaev will give you useful insights to help inform your own future work, and he’ll take questions from attendees, who are encouraged to share their own experiences.