Kristen Henry was recently featured as the youngest innovator on Business Insider’s 20 under 35 list, thanks to her contributions at SQ4D. Kristen serves as the company’s Chief Technology Officer, and leads the team in manufacturing, mechanical design, and materials R&D. She has operated the printer on multiple job sites, and was recognized as one of the youngest people in the world to 3D print a house

Kristen graduated from Yale University with honors and a bachelor’s degree in ABET Mechanical Engineering. During her time at Yale, she served as the Chief Engineer on her senior capstone project which focused on concrete 3D printing extrusion mechanisms, served as a teaching assistant for several different undergraduate mechanical engineering classes, led entrepreneurial teams, and worked as a design fellow in the makerspace.

She also worked in a robotics lab and co-authored a paper on stretchable liquid metal polymers, and has done materials science work for a startup developing eco-friendly concrete.