Dr. Micah Yairi is the co-founder and CTO of Tactus.
Prior to founding Tactus, Yairi led development efforts for microfluidic-based programmable transdermal drug delivery systems as well as advanced optical sensors for Los Gatos Research.
Dr. Yairi also founded Fortnight Solutions, a business-to-business “match-making” service that helped engineering companies locate solutions to technical problems without needing to “reinvent the wheel.” He managed Fortnight’s growth of its expert-base to several hundred scientists and engineers, with its experts successfully finding solutions for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Micah received bachelor degrees in engineering physics and economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cambridge, England where he earned a master’s degree in economics, and earned his PhD. at Stanford University in Applied Physics.