Technology expert. Global entrepreneur. Mentor.
Laura Smoliar, with over 15 years professional experience and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, specializes in the commercialization of technology ? beginning with helping customers identify specific needs through design, development, production and packaging of specialized products. A leader of three start-ups, Laura?s work experience in Silicon Valley, Asia, and Europe gives her a decidedly international perspective. A dedicated mentor to science graduates since 1997, Laura also serves as an advisor to venture capital and equity investment firms and sits on the advisory boards of Open Photonics, Inc. and Tau Science.