Alok Tayi is the CEO and co-founder of TetraScience (www.tetrascience.com). TetraScience is a mission control for R&D that helps teams better use their time and equipment by bringing Internet-of-Things technology to the lab. Prior to co-founding TetraScience, Alok was a post-doctoral fellow in George Whitesides Lab at Harvard University. Alok completed his B.S. and PhD in Materials Science at Cornell University and Northwestern University, respectively. He also co-founded the open innovation platform, PreScouter. Alok has nearly 15 years of research experience and has published numerous high-impact papers in journals like Nature and Nature Chemistry.