Mike North, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CEO

Dr. North holds bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in science/engineering, notably creating the world’s first on/off gecko-mimetic adhesive.  He’s published in a half-dozen major scientific journals, including Nature.  Mike masterminded builds on the primetime Discovery Channel show Prototype This!, where he led teams of crack inventors and scientists to create never before seen spectacles of engineering.  Currently Mike is bringing innovation to the toy industry as CTO at Nukotoys; has a design and rapid prototyping firm, North Design Labs; and is founder of reallocate.orga non-profit that reallocates expertise to address base of the economic pyramid issues.