Entrepreneur of the Year Winners: Where Are They Now?
Ping Fu, 2005
Growing up in China during Mao's Cultural Revolution, Ping Fu was expelled from a Chinese University for an outspoken college thesis against China's One Child Law. After, she left China and studied computer science at the University of New Mexico and in 1997, co-founded Geomagic, a 3D software development company. The 2005 Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year award winner served as CEO of Geomagic until February 2013, when the company was acquired by 3D Systems Inc., reported Inc.