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Natan Linder Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

The Tulip Co-Founder and CEO was recognized for innovation in manufacturing

SOMERVILLE, MA - October 13, 2022

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Natan Linder, Tulip CEO and co-founder as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022 at its Builders and Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California. Goldman Sachs selected Linder to be honored at the two-day event.

Tulip, the frontline operations platform, enables frontline engineers to solve some of the biggest operational challenges facing manufacturing and other operational environments. Innovators at companies like Stanley Black & Decker, DMG Mori, and Johnson & Johnson have adopted an Augmented Lean approach to operational excellence powered by Tulip.

“It’s an honor to be recognized for all of the hard work that we have done at Tulip,” says Linder. “To be an entrepreneur you need to have big ideas. For us at Tulip, this is Augmented Lean, and it's exciting to see our customers embracing these principles, taking them and making them their own, making them work for their workforces, and seeing them applied to broader business and the future of work.”

“We’re delighted to recognize Natan Linder as one of the most exceptional entrepreneurs of 2022,” said David M. Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. “They have made extraordinary contributions to a wide range of fields, and all of us are looking forward to meeting with these innovative thinkers.”

In addition to honoring the most exceptional entrepreneurs, the Summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.

About Tulip

Tulip, the leader in frontline operations, is helping companies of all sizes and across industries, including complex manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices, equip their workforce with connected apps– leading to higher quality work, improved efficiency, and end-to-end traceability across operations. A spinoff out of MIT, the company is headquartered in Somerville, MA, with offices in Germany and Hungary.

About Natan

Natan Linder is the co-founder and CEO of Tulip and co-founder and chairman of Formlabs, and is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. Drawing from over 20 years of experience and accomplished careers at companies like Samsung, Sun Microsystems, and Rethink Robotics, Linder holds a depth of expertise in computer science, product design, and entrepreneurship. He’s served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Jerusalem Venture Partners, the leading Israeli venture capital firm, and holds a Ph.D. from MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces Group. He is the author of Augmented Lean: A Human-Centric Framework for Managing Frontline Operations.

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