Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
California Association of REALTORS®
Dr. Joshua Sharfman has worked with the California Association of REALTORS® for the last 36 years, as a consultant, an outside board member of the association’s Real Estate Business Services subsidiary, and, for the last 15 years, as the association’s chief technology and innovation officer. Prior to joining CAR full-time, Sharfman led product development for a variety of privately held and public companies, including LRN, Digital Lava, ParcPlace-Digitalk Inc., Dassault Systemes USA, CADAM Inc., and Hughes Aircraft. Sharfman also has served as an adjunct professor of engineering at USC for 19 years. Sharfman holds four system and method patents with additional applications in the pipeline. He provides expert testimony for software patent and copyright infringement matters.