Matthew Bounds is from Houston. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Houston-Victoria in computer science with a focus in video game design and simulation. He then went on to complete a master's degree in computer science. During his graduate studies, he conducted research in robotics and virtual reality. Prior to starting at Duchesne, he was a professor of computer science and video game design at UH. At Duchesne, he teaches Upper School computer science and engineering courses.