CEO and co-founder of I Can Make

Chris Thorpe is a technologist, digital strategist, father, husband and former research scientist. He was the Chief Technology Office who built Moshi Monsters, for which he frequently has to apologise to parents; he also helped in the formation of the Guardian Open Platform and the Government Digital Service. He is the CEO and co-founder of I Can Make, a new type of publisher bringing simple 3D printing to subjects as diverse as engineering and geology, history and art, to classrooms worldwide.