Manu Sharma is an aerospace engineer based in the Bay Area, California. He currently works at DroneDeploy and in the past cofounded a space company, Infinity Aerospace. At Infinity Aerospace, he created Ardulab, an Arduino based open source research platform for conducting science experiments aboard International Space Station. He received his Masters in Aeronautical Engineering from Stanford University in 2012. While at Stanford, he also took courses in spacecraft design, antenna design and Industrial design. Earlier, he spent a summer at Singularity University and received BS in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
He is a private Pilot and learned to fly from his boyhood hero, Dick Rutan, in Mojave, CA.