Matt is a media entrepreneur, musician, and leads Amazon's Los Angeles startup business development team.
Previously, Matt founded Chromatik (acquired 2017), a music education platform connecting over three million musicians learning, playing, and sharing their favorite music. He served as the company’s CEO and raised over $10 million in financing from venture firms and strategic investors including Rustic Canyon Partners, Learn Capital, Plus Capital, Bruno Mars, and Overbrook Entertainment. Before Chromatik, Matt was a professional saxophonist and began his career in A&R roles at Capitol Records and KROQ 106.7FM.
In parallel with his role at Amazon, Matt serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Techstars Music and advisor to startups including Superpowered and Real Industry. Matt holds a BA in Saxophone Performance from UCLA, and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.