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Managing Member at FireStarter Fund
George Washington University

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Matt is a digital media entrepreneur. He founded Viewpoints in August, 2006. Matt is also the founder of the FireStarter Fund, Built In Chicago and chaired the effort to launch 1871. He serves on the boards of YPO, Francis Parker School, and Chicago Public Media. Matt lives in Chicago with three boys, Max, Charlie & Eli and wonderful wife, Lucy. Prior to founding Viewpoints Matt spent the previous ten years at CoolSavings where he started as the fifth employee in 1996 and served as President & CEO from 2001 to 2006 while the company was publicly traded. Prior to CoolSavings Matt worked for Microsoft from 1992 to 1996 in a variety of business development and sales roles.

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