As part of his role as Director – Print Technology and Strategy in Adobe’s Print and Publishing Business Unit, Mike Scrutton is leading a team focused on developments in the textile printing space. Mike draws on his 25+ years in printing, and extensive understanding of creative and production workflows. He routinely works with end users, brands, vendors and partners, both within Adobe and externally. Mike has been with Adobe since 1997 and has been responsible for many technologies in the field of PDF, color, and printing, including the new Adobe Textile Designer plug for Adobe Photoshop. A native of the UK, Mike lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Director Brand Salesat
Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. (makers of REPREVE)
Made by Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) founded in 1971, REPREVE® is the global leader in branded recycled performance fibers, transforming 25 billion plastic bottles into recycled fiber for new clothing, footwear, home goods and other consumer products. REPREVE is the earth-friendly solution to making consumers' favorite brands more environmentally responsible made from recycled materials and reduces your footprint in water, energy and greenhouse gas emissions. Found in products from many of the world's leading brands, REPREVE fibers can also be enhanced with Unifi's proprietary technologies for increased performance and sustainability. Melissa Henkle is the Global Director of Brand Sales at Unifi, working with global brands in corporate strategies to source, market, innovate and elevate with sustainability. Melissa previously worked for HanesBrands in Marketing and Merchandising for the Champion Athletic brand. Her sister also works in sustainability through organic and regenerative agriculture as the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Rodale Institute. Melissa has a MBA and BA from Wake Forest University where she attended as a NCAA Division 1 All-American student-athlete.
Founder and Ownerat
Kristen is the founder and owner of Design Pool LLC, an online digital library with seamless patterns specific to commercial and residential interiors. Design Pool connects interior designers, architects, and product designers with manufacturers using the latest print-on-demand technology. In late 2020, Kristen started Domanda Design, an e-commerce on-demand store that offers selected Design Pool patterns on home goods and accessory. She is an accomplished designer with twenty-seven years of experience in design, management, and marketing. Kristen is extremely passionate about the future of print-on-demand and customization and loves connecting with people and companies.
Global Marketing Manager for Artistri® Digital Inksat
DuPont Advanced Printing
Eric Beyeler is the Global Marketing Manager for Artistri® Digital Inks for DuPont Advanced Printing. He joined the company in 1987 as a research engineer in the Engineering Technology Laboratory in Wilmington De.
He has held multiple positions in engineering, research, manufacturing, product management, sales and business development throughout his career at DuPont.
Mr. Beyeler joined the DuPont Digital Printing business in 2009 to lead the expansion of the Artistri® ink jet inks portfolio in the Commercial Printing segment.
In January 2016, he was named to his current position where his principal objective is to identify and implement Ink Jet Ink solutions to meet the demands of the growing Digital Printing markets.
Mr. Beyeler was born in France and graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lyon with a “Diplome d’Ingenieur”. He obtained a Masters & Doctorate degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware.
Product Manager, at
Global Graphics Software
David Stevenson is a product manager at Global Graphics, responsible for the Mako Core SDK and Jaws RIP products. Throughout his career, David has specialized in electronic documents of one sort or another, starting with Xerox Corporation as a product manager for Ventura Publisher, an early star of desktop publishing on PCs. That was later followed by a 13-year career at Adobe, specializing in various aspects of PDF: creative print workflows, electronic forms and accessibility. At Global Graphics he has continued to focus on PDF technology and solutions for PDLs (Page Description Languages) more broadly as Mako has continued to develop its conversion and rendering capabilities.
Guy Alroy is an entrepreneur and visionary in the world of CAD and PLM, driven by enabling creativity and streamlining production and green manufacturing.
Prior to co-founding Early.Vision, Guy was VP Products at EFI, Microsoft & Dassault Systemes. A mechanical engineer with strong focus on 3D, the programming and automation around it, and the value it can bring in streamlining complex processes.
Pink Elephant Productions, Colorkarma
Shoshana Burgett is an industry strategist and founder of Pink Elephant Productions, a consulting firm that helps medium and large organizations incorporate Voice of the Customer into their company’s product portfolio, delivering practical, actionable insights that create a compelling marketing message and strategy that grows market share and revenue. With over two decades of experience in on-demand printing, manufacturing, and personalization, Shoshana has been at the forefront of personalized production and omnichannel communications, serving as a senior executive at X-Rite, Pantone, and Xerox. Today, she shares trends, insights and more on Colorkarma, a media platform for designers.
Technical Sales Managerat
Gerard Buch joined Inèdit Software in 2014 in the technical department. Gradually, his curiosity led him to become an expert in color management and workflows in digital textile printing. Over the last few years, he has focused on customer training, creating and installing complete workflows for the best management of each company. Currently, he has redirected his career by joining the commercial department of Inèdit Software, from where he can advise companies to obtain the best results with the appropriate tools available in the sector.
Head of Innovationat
Lewis has a background in material innovation and advanced manufacturing. For most of the past 15 years he has been living in China and leading textile innovation and sustainability initiatives for the world's largest sportswear and fast fashion brands. Aside from roles at Under Armour, Gap, and Stance, he has consulted for over 50 apparel and footwear brands around the world and regularly presents on digital technologies and sustainability at conferences around the US, Europe, and Asia.
Textile Design Professional and Educatorat