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I’ve never understood the practice
of coming home from work and shutting down. Work is not the enemy of
your life. If you’re at work and something happens at home you’ve got to
take care of it, and vice versa.
Geomagic software is based
on patented computational
geometry technologies. What
is it about computational
geometry that appeals to you?
I was raised in China working with my
hands in factories and in the countryside. I didn’t sit behind computers or
books when growing up. I always liked
to create tangible things.
I think of computer geometry as a
digital version of real-world objects.
Mathematically, that appeals to me.
It’s a technology you can use to make
all kinds of things. I realized from the
beginning that this technology can
revolutionize how we make products,
especially personalized products, and
that really excites me.
You have a rare skill: the ability
to understand technology at
the programming level, while
seeing the bigger picture of its
potential in the business world.
how did that come about?
It probably comes from my childhood
and not being able to go to school.
The ability to imagine things—
pretty things, beautiful things, useful
things—became overly developed.
Your mind develops rapidly from
eight to 18, but if you’re not able to go
i realized from
the beginning that
how we make