Massimo is CEO and Co-founder at Cellply. After 10 years of research experience on microelectronics and microsystems for life science applications, in 2013 he co-founded Cellply with the aim to improve cancer patient survival by developing innovative in-vitro diagnostics solutions. Massimo is a Fulbright scholar. In 2009, he obtained a grant from the Fulbright Commission for a period of study and work in Silicon Valley, where he worked at Nodality Inc., one of the most promising startup companies in the field of personalized medicine. Previously, he served as the CTO at Mindseeds Laboratories, a startup accelerator, and as a consultant at STMicroelectronics. In 2011, he co- founded the Italian Institute for Entrepreneurship, a non-profit organization promoting initiatives for the growth of an entrepreneurship-based ecosystem in Italy. Massimo holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bologna and a Technology Entrepreneurship Certificate from the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, CA. He is inventor of 6 patents and patent families and author of 30 publications appeared on international scientific journals and conference proceedings.