Why We Are Different

We know the first thing that 3D printing should make for your business is sense! Blueprint, being part of one of the world’s largest 3D Printing OEM, understands the impacts that additive manufacturing has on organizational success. We have the people, skills, vertical integration and firsthand technical knowledge alongside 15 years of consulting expertise needed to manufacture new forms of client value. We approach our projects objectively, with emphasis on business impacts using 3D Printing, leveraging deep industry and engineering experience.

Our team includes consultants who have deep 3D printing expertise and traditional strategy consultants who have a breadth of cross-industry experience. In addition to our core team, our connection to Stratasys means we can access a depth of engineering support.

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Kunal Mehta

Principal Consultant, US

Kunal’s work has spanned both B2B and B2C as well as across multiple industries, driving strategic and operational transformation for Fortune 100 clients.

Kunal spent 11 years with Accenture Strategy, a global strategic consultancy, prior to joining Blueprint. He holds a Bachelors of Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne Business School.

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Steve Wankewycz

Business Development Director

Steve holds a Bachelors in Marketing from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. With over 21 years of experience at IBM, Siemens and now Blueprint, he has worked in various technology fields, ranging from energy smart grids to healthcare analytics and information technology to 3D printing.

His focus is on emerging and disruptive technologies and their transformational impact on industries and business models.

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Aaron Hurd

Manager, US

Aaron’s career spans the strategic, technical and entrepreneurial. Prior to joining Blueprint, he led his own startup where he helped clients in the college retail industry rethink how technology could impact their customer experience. Prior to running his startup, he advised clients at Accenture Strategy on strategic initiatives and implementation of supply chain practices. In his life prior to business school, he worked in product engineering and supply chain management for John Deere.

Aaron holds a Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

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Loic Le Merlus

SR. Business Consultant, UK

Loic leads the development of algorithms that drive our proprietary analysis tools. He also works closely with many of our clients to analyze complex data and understand the economic impact that 3D printing and additive manufacturing could have on their businesses. In other words, he puts the numbers behind the type. Loic has also led projects to quantify the environmental impact of the technology, working with users and vendors across the additive manufacturing industry.

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Oliver Smith

SR. Innovation Consultant, UK

Oliver adds the creative and entrepreneurial perspective to our group’s skillset. His focus is on our strategy and innovation activities, designing unique methodologies and applying strategic thinking to aid our clients in applying the benefits of 3D printing to innovate their products, services and business models. His approach, however, is well-grounded in economics, technological constraints and client expectations.

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Dave Hayden

SR. Engineering Consultant, UK

Dave has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Sheffield. He works as a consultant providing technical insight into the broad range of consulting projects we undertake. As a CAD specialist he is also involved in the redesign and manufacture of AM parts for our clients and enjoys projects that incorporate both electronics and mechanicalsystems.

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David Busacker

Consultant, US

David Busacker has a wide-ranging 3D printing background spanning university teaching, contract manufacturing, and technical sales. He has spent two years as an applications engineer at Stratasys, helping their most future-ready customers challenge the status quo with 3D printing prototypes, manufacturing aids, and production parts. He brings his attitude of problem solving and continuous improvement to the Blueprint team from previous experience with consultancy SGK and rapid contract manufacturer Protolabs.

Contact Information

North America Office

9600 West 76th Street
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
United States

Phone: +1 952 852 3537


Europe Office

Suite 10, Riverside Business Centre
Milford, Derbyshire DE56 0RN
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1773 880527