|Pomona College, BA|
|Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, M.B.A.|
Matt is a Principal at Highland focusing on information technology investments with a specialty in digital media and online marketing. Matt represents Highland on the board of U.S. Search and is actively involved with Bullhorn, Going.com, Hangout Industries, Paragon Lake, and Turbine.
Background Prior to joining Highland, Matt was a member of Googleâ€™s corporate development team, where he was responsible for digital media acquisitions and investments. Matt also worked at Morgan Stanley Venture Partners, where he identified and managed investments in the technology sector. His investments included Avamar (acquired by EMC), Tarari (acquired by LSI) and Perceptive Software. Matt was a member of Morgan Stanleyâ€™s Technology Corporate Finance group, where he was part of the Google IPO team and advised clients such as Dell and Intuit.
Matt also consulted for the Harry Fox Agency (the rights enforcement arm of the National Music Publishers Association) on the impact of digital delivery and Internet advertising on the music industry.