Vision: A vast network of successful and diverse companies across the globe working complementarily to solve critical long-term problems
Mission: To improve quality of life through entrepreneurship and impactful innovations
MEMS Start is engaged in various miniaturization and imaging R&D programs to develop technologies that solve critical long-term problems. Our goal is to spin-off promising new companies to commercialize unique and impactful innovations with the right founding team that can execute.
Roman Gutierrez is a pioneer in the application of MEMS and Optics to new product development and is inventor on more than 100 patents. Mr. Gutierrez has over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience as CTO forming startup companies and leading teams of highly talented multidisciplinary engineers to push the envelope of technology.
Education: BS from Caltech in Applied Physics and MS from UCSB in Electrical Engineering.
Prior companies: NASA JPL, SiWave/Siimpel (acquired by TSRA), Digital Optics
Dr. Tony Tang is an experienced entrepreneur and leader having held roles as CEO, President and COO at various technology companies. Dr. Tang has over 25 years of experience in founding, managing and growing organizations to reach successful financial outcome, optimizing operation and manufacturing, closing on financing from VCs and strategic investors, and leading M&A.
Education: BS from UC Berkeley in Physics and Applied Math and MS and PhD from University of Illinois in Electrical Engineering.
Prior companies: Raytheon, NASA JPL, SiWave/Siimpel (acquired by TSRA), Digital Optics