Matt is VP of Technology at Progress Software (Nasdaq: PRGS) where he works on strategy and corporate development. Before Progress he was co-founder and CEO of Rollbase, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) vendor acquired by Progress in 2013 to become a core component of the Progress Pacific platform. Prior to Rollbase Matt was co-founder and CEO of Recruitforce, a cloud platform for talent management applications acquired by Taleo in 2005 and subsequently Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) in 2012. Now known as "Oracle TBE Cloud Service" the platform is in use by over 5,000 businesses globally. Matt is co-author of the Java programming books "Swing" (Manning, 1999) and "Swing, 2nd Edition" (Manning, 2003) endorsed by James Gosling, creator of Java. He has a BS in Mathematics from Bates College.