Chairman of the Board
Josh Wolfe has served on Shapeways' Board of Directors since May 2012. Mr. Wolfe is a Managing Director of Lux Capital, a venture capital firm he co-founded in 2000. Mr. Wolfe currently serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies. Mr. Wolfe earned his Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics from Cornell University.
Chief Executive Officer, Director
Greg Kress has been Shapeways' Chief Executive Officer and a member of Shapeways' Board since January 2018. From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Kress served as Chief Operating Officer then President at Open English, an online education platform. Prior to that, he was a member of the corporate leadership staff at GE, where he held a series of roles in global commercial operations and supply chain management as well as environmental health and safety. Mr. Kress's background as an innovative and results-driven leader with experience in large and mid-size organizations brings substantial operating experience to the Company Board. Mr. Kress earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University.
Mr. Recchi has over 15 years of experience in corporate and leveraged finance, mergers and acquisitions, and principal investing, in both the North American and Western European markets. In 2019, he founded Ampla Capital, a merchant bank, based in New York, which focuses on proprietary direct co-investments, in both established and growth-oriented SMEs in the North American and Western European markets. Previously, from 2016 to 2019, he was a Managing Director at MC Square Capital, a co-investment platform and cross-border boutique merchant bank. Prior to this, Mr. Recchi spent 12 years at Credit Suisse, where he worked in the Private Banking and Wealth Management Division in London for three years, advising corporate treasury departments, single and multi-family offices, ultra-high net worth individuals, across all product offerings, including direct investments, asset management, custody, corporate finance, structured finance, and private wealth management. Prior to that he worked in the Investment Banking Division for nine years, advising financial initial shareholders in the U.S. and E.U., structuring and executing LBOs, IPOs and M&A deals, based in New York first and London thereafter. During his tenure at Credit Suisse, Mr. Recchi developed a network of relationships with single and multi-family offices, and with private equity players in North America and Western Europe. He is the brother of one of Galileo's strategic advisors. Mr. Recchi holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy. He also holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School as well as an M&A Certificate of Mastery issued by the New York Institute of Finance.
Patrick S. Jones
Mr. Jones is a private investor with considerable independent board member experience with a variety of technology companies. He currently serves as audit committee chairman and independent board member for Talend SA, a SaaS software company, since 2015 and an independent board member of Itesoft SA, a software company, since 2014. Previously, from 2007 to 2017, he was Chairman of the Board of Lattice Semiconductor, Chairman of the Board of InsideSecure (now Verimatrix), Chairman of the Board of Dialogic, Chairman of the Board of Epocrates, and has served on other boards including Fluidigm, Openwave Systems and Novell. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Gemplus SA, where he worked closely with Mr. David Smith, one of Galileo's strategic advisors, who also served on Gemplus's board of directors, audit committee and IPO committee prior to the company's initial public offering, representing shareholder GE Capital. Prior to this, Mr. Jones was Vice President of Finance — Corporate Controller for Intel Corp. Mr. Jones holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois, and an MBA from Saint Louis University.
Robert Jan Galema
Mr. Galema is a Managing Partner at INKEF Capital, a venture capital firm he joined in 2013. Mr. Galema serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies. Mr. Galema earned his Masters of Science in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Mr. Kearny has served as independent board member for Talend SA, a SaaS software company, from November 2020 to July 2021. Mr. Kearny has held the position of Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Development since September 2019 at Lassen Peak, a software security company. Prior to that position, Mr. Kearny served in various increasingly senior roles at F5 Networks, Inc., an application services and application delivery networking company, including serving as Senior Vice President of F5 Networks' Cloud, Orchestration and Service Provider Product Groups from January 2012 to September 2016, and Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President/Senior Vice President of Product Development from September 2016 to May 2019. Mr. Kearny holds a B.S.E.E. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Washington.
Leslie C. G. Campbell
Ms. Campbell previously served as Chief Procurement Officer for Reed Elsevier, a world leading provider of professional information solutions, where she transformed the global procurement and related operating functions, was named by Supply Chain Digital as one of the top CPOs in the world, and was recognized by (SAP) Ariba with their lifetime achievement award. Prior to Reed Elsevier, she held various senior executive roles at Oracle Corporation and at Dell, Inc., and spent a number of years based in Europe as Dell’s Vice President and General Manager of the EMEA Global Segment where she led the business unit comprised of Dell’s largest global customers. She began her career at KPMG, serving first in audit and later in the international high technology tax practice and is recognized as an SEC audit committee financial expert. Ms. Campbell earned a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington.
In addition to her operating experience, Ms. Campbell currently serves on the boards of Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP) where she chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance committee and serves on the Audit committee, PetMed Express (NASDAQ: PETS) where she chairs the Nominating and Governance committee and serves on the Audit and Compensation committees, and LiveVox Holdings (NASDAQ: LVOX) where she chairs the Audit committee. She was recently awarded NACD Directorship CertificationÔ and was named to WomenInc. magazine’s list of Most Influential Corporate Board Directors.