Jon Soong (Makers Empire)

Microsoft Adelaide - Level-12, 147 Pirie Street Adelaide, 5000
Adelaide
Wed, May 31, 2017, 5:00 PM (ACST)

About this event

Jon Soong is the CEO of Makers Empire.

Makers Empire helps K-8 schools harness the power of 3D printing to teach important STEM concepts, 21st century learning skills and design thinking in a fun and engaging way. Our 3D printing learning program comprises 3D software, curriculum aligned lesson plans, dashboard, training and analytics. Makers Empire is used by thousands of K-8 educators and students in Australia, America and Asia.

Jon has a technical background and co-founded Makers Empire in 2014, going through the ANZ Innovyz START accelerator in Adelaide and the MassChallenge program in Boston. Interests include 3D design and printing, programming and devops, startup SaaS models, teaching in primary schools and the challenge of building a company to transform the way students learn.

Speaker

  • Jon Soong

    Jon Soong

    Makers Empire

    Jon Soong is the CEO of Makers Empire. Makers Empire helps K-8 schools harness the power of 3D printing to teach important STEM concepts, 21st century learning skills and design thinking in a fun and engaging way. The program is used by thousands of K-8 educators and students in Australia, America and Asia. Jon is an alumni of ANZ Innovyz START in Adelaide and MassChallenge in Boston.

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  • When

    Wednesday, May 31
    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (ACST)

    Where

    Microsoft Adelaide
    Level-12, 147 Pirie Street Adelaide5000

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      The Moonshine Lab

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