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News | March 11, 2024


Dear Friends and Members,

As many of you have heard, our search for a new Executive Director is well underway. I wanted to share the details of the position with you so that you can help ensure we find the best candidate for the job.

We are seeking a seasoned industry or academic executive with the experience and vision to lead our unique organization. With a team of 50+ professionals and engineers, the Executive Director is responsible for creating the Institute’s business and financial plans, driving the strategy of the R&D & Manufacturing Services component, and advancing the 501(c)(3) NextFlex Learning Program. The overarching goal is to leverage NextFlex’s assets to help build a U.S. hybrid electronics manufacturing ecosystem.

Core responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Advocating for the proliferation and adoption of additive electronics manufacturing into mainstream U.S. electronics supply chains;
  • Creating, articulating, and executing a successful strategy for the Institute including manufacturing technology and economic sustainability;
  • Managing the NextFlex Institute, R&D and Manufacturing Program, and the Workforce Development Program


If you or anyone you know is interested in applying for the position, please visit or share this page.

In other news, we recently launched a new version of the website. Our team has worked hard to incorporate feedback from members and to build a website that is responsive and easy to navigate. The team hopes you enjoy our new look and feel!


Art Wall, Ph.D.

Director of Engineering & Fab Operations, Co-Executive Director Pro-Tem