Alok Tayi PhD, is the CEO and co-founder of TetraScience, an IoT for Science platform. Prior to founding TetraScience, Alok co-founded the open innovation platform PreScouter, which increases commercialization of research from academia to industry. Alok has 15 years of research experience and has published numerous high-impact papers in journals like Nature and Nature Chemistry. Originally from New York, Alok completed his B.S. and PhD in Materials Science at Cornell University and Northwestern University, respectively. He was also a post-doctoral fellow in George Whitesides Lab at Harvard University.