Miguel Amador is the Head of Operations of UTRUST, a ground-breaking payment platform that empowers buyers to pay with their favorite cryptocurrencies while providing the best consumer protection in the market. Miguel also works with Startup X on several projects promoting innovation. Previously he was the Manager of the HealthTech and NanoTech Programs at Startup Braga, an incubation and accelerator of new business in Braga, Portugal. He is also a Ph.D. candidate in Bioengineering Systems at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, under the MIT Portugal Program, focusing in Public Policies to foster Health Innovation using real world data. In 2014, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to the MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation. He is also Vice-President of EIT Health Alumni, which aims to be the largest community of health innovators around Europe.