Anthony Banks has almost 30 years in academic research with direct hand-on efforts in advanced technology and instrumentation development. Banks has managed large groups of postdocs, research associates and graduate students in a range of advanced, multidisciplinary topics ranging from low temperature physics, to flexible electronics, photovoltaics, microfluidics and micro-electromechanical systems. His experience is distinguished not only in academic research but also, particularly in the past 12 years, on direct efforts in transferring academic innovations to companies, both large (e.g. Loreal, Medtronic, Reebok and others) and small (MC10, Semprius, CoolEdge Lighting and others) for scalable commercial product manufacturing. Banks served as Chief Technical Officer for AJA international an international manufacturing company with focus in the research and development sector. He also is co-inventor on several patents, private research consultant and co-founder, VP of Neurolux.