Matt has over 20 years of experience in Silicon Valley with a variety of start-up technology companies in both the hardware and software sectors ranging from domestic and international, private and public. Matt has held a variety of senior management positions at technology start-ups in the areas of automotive, gaming, online advertising, chips stacking and interconnect, loyalty marketing, and travel. Matt was the first financial executive at GetThere where he helped lead the growth of the company from $.5M in revenue to over $15M and a successful IPO. Matt was an early employee at Conner Peripherals where he helped manage the growth of the company’s revenue from $100M to $2.4B producing hardware storage solutions. He has been involved in raising equity, IPO’s, Strategic Investments and Mergers and Acquisitions. Matt received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of California at Berkeley and his MBA from Cornell University.