Cullen Hilkene is CEO of 3Diligent, “the Digital Manufacturing Partner for Every Business.” 3Diligent Manufacturing offers CAD/CAM-based fabrication services such as 3D printing, CNC machining, casting, and injection molding through a distributed global network of qualified manufacturing partners. Its 3Diligent Consulting division advises manufacturing businesses on Industry 4.0 strategy and Design for Additive Manufacturing. Before founding 3Diligent in 2014, Hilkene was introduced to 3D Printing and many of business challenges it has begun solving during five years of project work with Deloitte Consulting, where he advised companies large and small on topics related to their corporate strategy and operations. Before Deloitte, Cullen successfully addressed the challenges of efficiently connecting demand and supply in the real estate industry, as founder and director of the Citi Habitats Graduate Relocation Program in New York City. Hilkene is a graduate of the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Princeton University.
ILMA Conversations with Cullen Hilkene
Monday, September 23 | 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
3DPrinting Impacts on Manufacturing and the Lubricants Industry
3D Printing is not just a buzz phrase, but a true force in how the global supply chain is being restructured. Cullen Hilkene, CEO of 3Diligent, will step through the evolution of manufacturing, with a particular emphasis on the step we are currently experiencing, Industry 4.0. Zooming in on the current state, he will explore the role 3D Printing currently has in the market and where it stands to have a bigger impact in the near future. He’ll also highlight potential impacts of these developments on the lubricant manufacturing industry to better inform ILMA members and empower them to anticipate and profit from shifting industry dynamics.