DATE: June 6, 2015
Gene Sherman, a self-described maker who has been a machinist and toolmaker and is now an educator and entrepreneur as the founder of Vocademy—The Makerspace (Riverside, CA). Sherman was a Keynoter at the Big M event in Detroit in mid-June, where he shared his history and his vision with rapt manufacturing-industry listeners.
“The maker movement is massive and we have to take advantage of it for the sake of our country,” Sherman said. “Because the skills gap scares me.”…