Eugene has extensive experience in developing new technologies, materials, and applications for Rapid Prototyping, electronics, and optics. Prior to founding Rize Inc., he worked for Z Corporation developing new inkjet technology-based approaches for Rapid Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping. Previously Eugene developed and commercialized a number of formulations used in the electrical and electronic industries. Head-mounted displays produced with materials and processes developed by Eugene were successfully tested by the U.S. Army on the battlefield and also helped people with low vision syndrome. Eugene holds MS degrees in Chemistry from University of Manitoba and Chemical Engineering from Moscow’s Academy of Fine Chemical Technology.