Mr. Cato serves as a Vice President of Quality Assurance at Cato Research. He helps guide the integration of the corporate strategies of Cato Research and Cato BioVentures and is active in the licensing of select portfolio technologies. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in research and management in the area of material sciences, 8 of which was at Michelin, where he was part of the senior management focusing on quality assurance. Mr. Cato obtained his M.S. from North Carolina State University in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science and is regulatory affairs certified by the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.