Matt is the Managing Director of the Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator in partnership with US Air Force, JPL NASA, Lockheed Martin, SAIC, Maxar Technologies and Israel Aerospace Industries North America.
Previously he was the founding Managing Director of The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator in Partnership with Techstars which to date has helped 28 rapidly growing healthcare tech companies commercialize and raise capital. Graduates include: Tasso Inc., AppliedVR, Deep6 AI, Well Health and Silversheet (acquired by AMN Healthcare).
Prior to joining Techstars Matt was the Head of Corporate Development at Telesign, a leading antifraud firm and one of LA’s fastest growing technology companies (acquired by BICS).
Previously he was CEO of Moonshark, a venture backed by Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Qualcomm bringing to market original mobile entertainment. He has also worked at Sony Music Entertainment (VP, Web & Mobile Products), Yahoo! (corporate strategy, product development) and Bain and Company (management consulting). He graduated from Harvard, where he studied economics.