About Us

Technology Entrepreneurs

Company History

Tactai is built on almost two decades of research and over 120 academic publications, from Stanford University and the University […]

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What We Do

Creating a natural touch-enabled experience in the digital world, in real-time, unique for each user.

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Our Team

CEO/Founder
Steven Domenikos has built from ground zero and sold successfully four technology companies. As the founder and CEO of Tactai, he has brought together a world-class team uniquely equipped to address the challenge to make natural touch-based interaction a reality in the digital world. Steven attended Northeastern University where he graduated with a BS and an MS in Computer Engineering with honors. He is also a 2012 Harvard University graduate of the Advanced Leadership Institute and a 2012 Fellow. Steven serves as an international trade advisor on internet technology and electronic services for the US Department of Commerce. He holds 14 US Patents in networking, security, haptics, and internet technologies with several more pending, and he is a member of several advisory and industry boards. sdomenikos@tactai.com
Chief Technology Officer
Jonathan Fiene holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University with extensive hands-on expertise in haptics, mechatronics, and full-stack mobile and web development. Alongside teaching courses in mechanical design, manufacturing, robotics, mechatronics, and entrepreneurship at the University of Pennsylvania from 2007 to 2017, he co-founded and lead the technical team at Parametric Dining (now a part of Bypass Mobile) from 2012 to 2017, after which he relocated to Stuttgart, Germany to lead the Robotics Central Scientific Facility at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. jfiene@tactai.com
VP Product Management
Ilann Derche has in-depth product management experience in delivering complex, high-end, extremely reliable products. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Superieur d’Ingenieurs Leonard de Vinci, Paris France, an MBA from HEC University in Montreal, and a Certificate in Marketing from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers in Paris, backed by fifteen years of product development and management experience in various industries. iderche@tactai.com