Tom Cashman is a Principal Scientist in the HoloLens research team at Microsoft in Cambridge. He studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Cambridge, completing his PhD in 2010. The resulting thesis was runner-up in the British Computer Society’s Distinguished Dissertation competition and received the Eurographics PhD Award. Tom’s PhD included an internship at Microsoft Research Cambridge, working with Andrew Fitzgibbon to answer “What shape are dolphins?” by building 3D morphable models from 2D images. After spending two years as a postdoc at the University of Lugano, he returned to Cambridge to work with TranscenData Europe as a software engineer and technical lead on R&D projects in geometry handling, before joining Microsoft in 2015.