Using an amazing combination of technology and generosity, Jon organized the E-nable community. This organization connects people with 3D printers to children in need of prosthetic hands. The hands are designed, printed, and assembled for free.
A biological psychologist, entrepreneur, community organizer, and Coordinator of RIT’s MAGIC ACT initiative (RIT's Media Arts Games Interaction and Creativity initiative for Access and Collaboration Technologies), Jon Schull has successfully implemented planning, problem solving, creativity, and innovation processes and projects in a variety of teams and organizations. Author of 18 patents and scores of scholarly articles, Schull is an internationally recognized innovator in intellectual property protection, information commerce, intelligence in biological and artificial systems, active transportation and sustainability, crowd-sourced mass-customized volunteer-printed prosthetics, and the facilitation of multi-disciplinary collaboration via technology and mentoring.
Prof. Schull has delivered speeches at industry events, lectured at universities, and spoken to smaller groups on a variety of topics, electronic publishing, biological and cultural evolution, active transportation planning, the teaching and learning of innovation, and emerging technologies for collaboration.