Matthew Cavuto plays a leadership role in sample preparation, product design and microfluidics for ProtonDx. He graduated from MIT with a concentration in biomechanics and biomedical devices. At MIT he was awarded ‘Best New Medical Device’ and ‘Most Promising Patented Technology.’ He was offered both a US National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship, and the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. Choosing the Marshall Scholarship, he earned an MSc and is completing his PhD in bioengineering at Imperial College London, where he won both the Ash Prize (best academic performance) and the Stella Bagrit Memorial Award for the best thesis. Matthew Cavuto contributed significantly to the development of the underlying IP and played a critical role in translating the existing research platforms into market-ready medical devices.