Daniel Xu


Name: Daniel Xu

As the CEO and co-founder of ElementX, Daniel has leveraged his PhD in Bioengineering and First Class Hons degree in Mechatronics Engineering to spearhead groundbreaking innovations in the field. With multiple licensed patents to his name and recognition on global media platforms such as the BBC, Dan’s visionary leadership has brought about the creation of the UVLens product, which has helped over 1 million people worldwide better manage their UV exposure and prevent skin cancer.

What do you find most rewarding about your work at ElementX?

‘When I meet our customers and hear about how much they appreciate our work and how we've helped solve their problems. Second would be seeing our team pick up new technology and coming up with some really clever use cases.’

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?

‘Silver back gorilla, because they're smart and one of the few animals that know how to use tools to help them with tasks.’