054 – Ben Christensen of SAP – Imagine It, Build It
3D printing, partnerships, and from science fiction to science fact… Ben Christensen, Startup Mentor, Maker Evangelist, Keynote Speaker, Global Lead for SAP Next-Gen Science Fiction Community, joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortez in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: Christensen on what he’s caring about and identity, always starting things, helping companies explore what’s possible to make partnerships If you can imagine it you can build it SAP – his focus on the global sci fi community Sci fi shows what’s possible From science fiction to science fact, designing today The liquid – PLA – polylactic acid The possibilities of creating almost anything via 3D printing, an accelerating industry 4D printing and what it can be, do, and inspire A lot of trash results from 3D printing, how can you reuse the discarded materials How 3D printers can become stations in the community where things can be synthesized SAP Next Gen SAP started a campaign with UN Women, the “#SheInnovates Initiative” Partnering with The Startup Guide, for the first one for NYC Christensen on joining the circus, then working for a software company How 800M jobs could be eliminated through automation, but it is a crucial awakening for humanity Implications and opportunities for automation As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP helps you streamline your processes, giving you the ability to use real-time data to predict customer trends across your entire business. SAP is committed to helping every customer become a best-run business. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.