Building a business on 3D printing and mass customisation
Previous to MakieLab, Alice was Commissioning Editor for Education at Channel 4, where she commissioned a string of multiple award-winning games and media targeting teens & tweens, including two BAFTAs for Bow Street Runner and Privates, Best Game & Best Educational for 1066 and Smokescreen at SXSW, and the Prix Jeunesse for Routes. Previous to Channel 4, Alice was VP Digital Media at BBC Worldwide in Los Angeles.
Founded in early 2011 by Alice Taylor and three co-founders, MakieLab is developing its first line of 3D-printed ultra-customisable dolls and action figures, plus the associated gameworld and mobile apps. Alice will talk about the challenges of building a ground breaking business centred on customisation and 3D printing.