Matt is the Co-Founder and CEO at Remitly, the largest independent international money transmitter in the USA, transferring over $6 billion a year. Prior to this, Matt worked for Barclays Bank first in London and then Nairobi, Kenya where he oversaw mobile and internet banking initiatives. It was there that he became passionate about solving the difficulty in sending and receiving money from overseas. He began working on the problem immediately as Entrepreneur in Residence at Highway 12 Ventures in Idaho. He moved the company to Seattle, Washington in order to participate in the Techstars program and has since launched Remitly as a successful and innovative financial services firm.
Matt holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Psychology from Dartmouth College.