Sharon Flank, PhD
Dr. Sharon Flank, InfraTrac CEO, is an innovator in additive manufacturing, including intellectual property protection, quality management, and nanoprinting applications. She has a decade of experience creating AI solutions on the emerging technologies team at a defense contractor, followed by entrepreneurial experience in a fast-growing venture-backed company before founding InfraTrac in 2006. InfraTrac’s focus is on light-based innovations, with a specialty in pharmaceutical technologies. Dr. Flank worked with defense contractor SRA (now General Dynamics CSRA) to spin out its first technologies and create companies acquired by AOL (Navisoft), Chicago Tribune (Picture Network International) and then Kodak (eMotion), and CA (Assentor). She has authored numerous journal articles, including refereed publications in several unrelated fields, on anti-counterfeiting, medication errors, artificial intelligence and 3D printing. Dr. Flank holds ten issued patents, with several more pending. She received her A.B. from Cornell and her PhD from Harvard.
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