Chief Executive Officer
Nestor has been professionally involved in car design and 3D printing for more than 20 years. His recent work includes time as the Lead Design Engineer at Local Motors for projects like the world’s first 3D printed car - the “Strati,” meaning layers in Italian. He wrote the educational book "The Little Designer," from an inspiration to describe his work in design and manufacturing to his two young daughters. Nestor is passionate about helping youth have fun learning and exploring their imaginations. By founding Dream Factory Nestor seeks to produce meaningful open-source technologies for educational and professional industry use.
Chief Academic Officer
Christopher Dastan is a maker and teacher for creative groups of critical-thinkers and problem-solvers. He studied the relationships of people and technology at ASU through majors in Anthropology and Digital Culture. In the classroom Chris teaches Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics topics utilizing Educational Technology tools like Dream Factory's Little3D Printer Kit. As Chief Academic Officer, Christopher creates and facilitates educational programming that helps children grasp fundamental 21st century skills. He is dedicated to helping people do what they love for a living and teaches ongoing K-12 S.T.E.A.M. classes at a local non-profit private school called Legacy Academy International.