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Put the human element first.

Build with integrity and for impact.

Seek, share, and accept inspiration from every angle.

Let technical insight lead to innovation.

Empower each person to solve any problem.

Tactual Labs Co. is a team of industry and academic veterans in the business, science, and engineering of human-computer interaction and near-range RF fields. From its founding in 2012 as a spin-out of the University of Toronto, Tactual has grown into a team of 61 engineers and pioneers operating out of 6 North American offices in Toronto, ON, Austin, TX, New York, NY, Leesburg, VA, Seattle, WA, and Portland, ME. The Tactual team is united by one mission to enable aware machines that benefit humanity.

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Board Directors

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Steven Sanders



Steven Sanders is Tactual's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Tactual's board of directors. From 2009-2016, he helpd to found and served as a Senior Research Analyst & Principal at Sanders Capital, a $25B value-oriented institutional asset manager as an IT industry analyst. Steven has been an inventor on more than 30 US patents, with more pending. He is a frequent publisher of academic research in human-computer interaction and a founder of the TUX HCI speaker series. From 2006-2009, Mr. Sanders worked as a principal banker and strategist for Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and Bank of America.

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Dr. Clifton Forlines



Dr. Clifton Forlines is Tactual's Chief Technology Officer and a member of Tactual's board of directors. Prior to Tactual, he led software development teams as a Senior Software Engineer at Draper Laboratory working in the Human-Centered Engineering group. Previously, Dr. Forlines held a position at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories as a Research Scientist and at Carnegie Mellon Stage3 as a Research Programmer.

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Ira Platt


Ira Platt serves on Tactual's board of directors. Since its inception in 2009, Mr. Platt has been the President of Georgiana Ventures, LLC, a firm that provides equity and debt capital to technology and specialty finance companies. Mr. Platt serves on the Board of Directors of Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) and has been actively involved in shaping Carvana into an online automotive retail leader since Georgiana participated in Carvana's Series C financing. From 1997-2009, Mr. Platt was MD & Head of the Principal & Distressed Capital Business for RBS Greenwich Capital. From 1991-1997, he was EVP of Aegis Consumer Funding, a publicly-traded non-prime automotive finance company.

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Prof. Hermann Eul


Prof. Hermann Eul serves on Tactual's board of directors. Prof. Eul served as the GM and VP of Intel's Mobile and Communications Group from 2011-2016. From 2005-2011, he was EVP and a member of the management board of Infineon Technologies and prior to that served as president of Infineon’s communications business. From 1991-2005, before being promoted onto Infieon’s executive board, Prof. Eul held numerous management positions at Infineon and, prior to that, at Siemens.

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Jay Bluestine


Jay Bluestine serves on Tactual's board of directors. Mr. Bluestine is the founder and CEO of BlueSquare Wealth Management. Previously, he was an SVP at UBS Wealth Management where he served as an RIA and fiduciary to high-net-worth private clients. Mr. Bluestine has over a decade of experience operating as a trusted advisor, portfolio manager and fiduciary at UBS Wealth Management and Merrill Lynch.

Executive Team

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Adam B. Landa


Adam Landa is Tactual’s Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Prior to law school, Adam worked for almost a decade as a software engineer. After law school, Adam spent 25 years in the private practice of law, the last 17 of which as a Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, a global AmLaw 100 firm. Adam is admitted to practice in New York, Florida, the US Patent and Trademark Office and the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Inbar Meir


Inbar Meir is Tactual’s Chief Financial Officer. From 2009-2017, Ms. Meir rose from Israel Corporate Controller to Director of Finance for financial technology platform Nex Traiana. As Director of Finance, she led an international team of 10 employees that stewarded the firm from $20MM to $80MM in recurring revenue with responsibility for managing financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and audit. She started her career at Ernst & Young’s High Tech & Biotech practice where she managed financial audits of technology companies.

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Mark Bisbee

VP Product Marketing

Mark Bisbee is Tactual’s VP Product Marketing. From 2015-2017, Mark served as Qualcomm's Senior Product Manager of Touch Interface Technologies after the Maxim acquisiton. From 2005-2015, Mark was the Senior Business Manager of Human Interface Products and a Senior Account Executive at Maxim Integrated. From 2002-2005, Mark was a Texas Instruments Tech Sales Rep.


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Dan Morelli

Director Display & ASICS

Dan Morelli is Tactual's Director Display & ASICS. He has over 25 years experience in silicon development. Dan was previously VP Hardware at TrackingPoint. Before that, at Motorola Mobility, Dan served as the Director of the Bionic line's LTE SoC silicon platform team.

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Dr. Bruno de Araujo

Director Mixed Reality

Dr. Bruno de Araujo is Tactual's Director Mixed Reality. He received his PhD from the Instituto Superior Tecnico from the University of Lisbon in 2013, and pursued his postdoctoral research at the MINT group from INRIA Lille Nord Europe.

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Braon Moseley

Director Auto & Surface

Braon Moseley is Tactual’s Auto & Surface Director. From 2010-2016, Mr. Moseley founded and led MulWare LLC, an R&D and product engineering contractor for the US Army, Defense Industry, and consumer electronics. From 2006-2010, Mr. Moseley served as a Platform Engineer at Dell Computer developing new products based on applied R&D within Dell’s server group. From 2002-2005, he served as a Telemetry Engineer at Battelle. From 1999-2002, Mr. Moseley served as a Design Engineer at Invocon, Inc. developing digital, analog, FPGA, and PCB designs for the defense industry.

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Dr. Darren Leigh

VP Physics Research

Dr. Darren Leigh is Tactual's VP Physics Research. He is a broadly-based technologist and veteran innovator with over twenty-five years of experience in human-computer interaction. Dr. Leigh was a senior research scientist at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories where he spent a decade and co-invented DiamondTouch, the multi-user touch surface which pioneered and popularized multitouch.

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Clark Wilkinson

VP Sensor Research

Clark Wilkinson is Tactual's VP Sensor Research. Clark brings a wealth of knowledge from 25 years in the commercial electronics market. From 2008-2014, Clark served as a Technical Solution Specialist at Atmel where he pioneered Atmel's first active pen solution. From 1995-2008, Clark was an Area Technical Manager for Lattice Semiconductor.

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Dr. David Holman

VP Sensing Research

Dr. David Holman is Tactual’s VP Sensing Research. From 2015-2018, Dr. Holman served as a Sr. Research Scientist at Tactual. From 2013-2015, he designed and implemented next-generation product concepts at Intel Corporation with a focus on the creation of novel sensing techniques and interaction models.

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David Reynolds

Technical Fellow

David Reynolds is a Tactual Technical Fellow with a focus on analog and silicon architecture. From 2007-2017, David served as the Technical Director of Lyric Labs before and after its acquisition by Analog Devices. From 2000-2005, he designed mixed-signal ICs at Tundra Semiconductor. From 1998-2000, he served as the Product Line Manager for Broadcom's RF and mixed-signal product lines.

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Dr. Paul Dietz

Technical Fellow

Dr. Paul Dietz is a Tactual Technical Fellow with a focus on human-computer interaction. Paul pioneers interfaces that connect users to technology in natural, intuitive ways. His seminal work alongside Tactual VP Physics Research Dr. Darren Leigh on multitouch, the interface for billions of smartphones and tablets, earned Paul and Darren the ACM UIST 2012 Lasting Impact Award. Earlier in his career, as a Disney Imagineer, Paul developed the technology behind location interactive experiences, including Disney’s acclaimed Pal Mickey product. At Microsoft, Paul continued to re-imagine how people seamlessly connect with technology by developing the signature features of the original Microsoft Surface Tablet and SideWinder X4. Paul has been granted more than 50 US patents, with more pending.

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Dr. Ricardo Jota

VP Strategy

Dr. Ricardo Jota is Tactual's VP Strategy. He completed his PhD at the Instituto Superior Tecnico from the University of Lisbon in 2012. He served as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto. He has conducted research focused on interactive surfaces at Microsoft Research, the University of Toronto, and the University of Calgary. Dr. Jota was selected from among hundreds of post-docs for the Mitacs Postdoctoral Award for Outstanding Innovation.