|Georgetown University, BSFS||1992|
|Harvard Business School, MBA||1999|
Matt Bigge is an entrepreneur and investor with over 20 years of successful general management and multi-stage venture investing experience. Mr. Bigge carries a strong track record of investing in leading edge technology companies including CloudShield (SAIC), Narus (Boeing) and ArcSight (HP). He was also an early investor and Chairman of the Board of MeshNetworks (Motorola). For the past 6 years Mr. Bigge has focused on information operations integrating technology and social science to impact US national security policy. His deep understanding of the unique threats to critical infrastructure has led to a string of successes in both the cyber and physical domains.
Currently, Mr. Bigge is the CEO and Co-Founder of Strategic Social Holdings. At Strategic Social, Mr. Bigge is focused on building a world-class company providing Local Insight with Global Perspective for select public and private sector customers in emerging and frontier markets. In addition, Mr. Bigge is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Mountain Runner Institute, a member of the Board of Advisors of Hover Software and a member of the Tillman Military Scholar selection committee. He is also a frequent lecturer in the areas of information operations related to critical infrastructure protection from violent extremists. He has lectured in the US to state, local and federal law enforcement. Internationally, Mr. Bigge’s lectures have addressed defense and law enforcement leaders on several continents ranging from East Africa to the Middle East and Central Asia.
Prior to his business career, Mr. Bigge served in the U.S. Army with a distinguished record as an Infantry officer and Ranger in the 10th Mountain Division. Mr. Bigge has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSFS in International Politics from Georgetown University where he was also a Distinguished Military Graduate.