Dr. Zina Jarrahi Cinker is a graphene scientist and technology developer. As a consultant and entrepreneur in the field of graphene, she has multi-faceted experience and a deep understanding of the graphene market, the supply chain and the challenges involved in the commercialization process. As the Executive Director of the National Graphene Association, Zina oversees the direction, focus and operation of the organization. She received her Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in the field of graphene optoelectronics and ultrafast spectroscopy and maintains a position as a visiting scientist at the department of physics and astronomy at Vanderbilt University. She previously served as the CTO and founder of G.Element, a consulting and application development company in the graphene composite sector.