Welcome to The Next Layer!
Our goal is to teach and educate all 3D printing fans and makers from around the world, providing new insights, techniques and unbiased opinions.
Founder & Editor – Jonathan Levi
Jonathan Levi is a serial entrepreneur, bestselling author, and keynote speaker born and raised in Silicon Valley.
At the age of 16, he started an eCommerce company that would go on to become one of Inc.’s 5,000 fastest growing companies in America before being sold in 2011.
Starting in 2014, Jonathan was been one of the top-performing instructors on online learning platform Udemy, and snowballed this success into the launch of his rapidly growing information products company, SuperHuman Enterprises, which produces such products as the award-winning SuperHuman Academy Podcast; the bestselling “Become a SuperLearner®” print, digital, and audiobooks; and numerous other online courses through it’s own online training portals, SuperHuman Academy® and Branding You™ Academy.
Jonathan’s media products have been enjoyed by over 350,000 people in 205 countries and territories. His latest book, The Only Skill That Matters, was published by Lionscrest in 2019, and details his own journey and the techniques that anyone can use to learn faster.
In 2022, Jonathan sold his personal development brands and portfolio to online education brand Mirasee, with the intent of focusing more on Bitcoin and 3D printing related content. Jonathan is also the co-founder and CTO of Coffee, a high-ticket sales-team-as-a-service company. Jonathan holds a B.A. in Sociology from UC Berkeley and a Master’s in Business from INSEAD. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel, with his wife, Limmor, and his son, Ari.
Levi has been featured in such publications and programs as the Wall Street Journal, Inc., Business Insider, Psychology Today, The Silicon Valley Business Journal, Bulletproof Radio, LifeHacker UK, EOFire, Mixergy, and Donna Fenn’s book, Upstarts! How GenY Entrepreneurs are Rocking the World of Business and 8 Ways You Can Profit from Their Success, among other blogs, podcasts, and publications.
Senior Writer – Abhimanyu Chavan
Abhimanyu Chavan is an Engineer, 3D Printing Expert and an Entrepreneur. He writes opinion pieces and informative articles on 3D printing technology for major global publications and shares insights on the industry.
He is the founder of Manufactur3D.com, India’s largest 3D Printing Online Media Publication.
Over the years, Abhimanyu’s work have been published on sites like All3DP and Shapeways.com
Contributor Writer – Immo Serbian
Immo Serbian is a scientist with a background in organic chemistry and a PhD from Martin-Luther University. He is currently working in BioNTech as Associate Director for Discovery Chemistry.
His main hobbies include 3D printing, writing and chess.
Contributor Writer – Khan Rajib Hossain
Khan Rajib Hossain is a PhD 3D printing researcher, currently working at the Department of Material Engineering, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
As part of his work, he researches and operates dozens of 3D printing VAT polymerization and Filaments type of machines.
Over the years, he published 13 international scientific research papers (ResearchGate Profile) and over 900 (!) articles about 3D printing technology.