Sara Blackmer

Sara Blackmer

Corporate Strategy, Customer Engagement, Business Development, Ops Execution

Sara Blackmer is a Tech Executive delivering wins for tech focused companies in defense and commercial markets. She has extensive experience in leadership, teambuilding, creative problem solving, executive business development, customer relationships, and corporate strategy. Sara was recognized by dBusiness Magazine’s Powered by Women feature, and named to Crain’s Notable Women in Tech.


Currently, in her capacity as the Managing Member and Senior Partner at Solyco Capital, Sara spearheads the execution of strategic initiatives, operational excellence, and effective stakeholder relations across the Private Equity portfolio, focusing on autonomous systems, energy, cybersecurity, and advanced technology. Sara also leads FluidLogic, a Solyco Portfolio Company, as CEO. She oversees the strategic execution of the business, setting the organizational direction, aligning it with strategic initiatives, building and guiding a team of executives to achieve corporate goals and objectives.


Sara has served on numerous boards of advisors/directors including the Robotics Technology Consortium Executive Board of Directors, the National Advanced Mobility Consortium Executive Board of Directors, Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science Executive Board of Advisors, University of Michigan M-TRAC Transportation Executive Board, Intel Corporation Board of Advisors, and the NVIDIA Corporation Advisory Council. Sara is a highly sought after speaker, delivering compelling speeches at both industry and university conferences and events.


Sara is a decorated veteran. She retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer. Sara earned her BSE in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan, and her MBA and MS, Global Supply Chain Management, from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. She has also attended and earned certifications for multiple post-graduate leadership and professional courses.