Sharon Flank


SHARON FLANK is the founder and CEO of InfraTrac, a company specializing in the development of product protection solutions based on spectroscopy. Dr. Flank is a recognized expert in intellectual property protection for additive manufacturing and has worked with defense contractor SRA (now CSRA) to spin out its first technologies and create companies acquired by AOL (Navisoft), the Chicago Tribune (Picture Network International), Kodak (eMotion), and CA (Assentor). She has also authored numerous journal articles—including refereed publications on anticounterfeiting, artificial intelligence, and 3-D printing—and holds 10 patents. Dr. Flank earned an A.B. from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.