Family is the most important part of Matt's life. He was born and raised in Hawaii where family and "ohana" are a core part of island culture. He recently graduated from the Stanford masters program in design where he specialized in human-centered design. While at Stanford he taught courses in design thinking at the d.school as well as in the undergraduate design program. Previous to Storytree he founded two companies and was a designer at IDEO. Storytree is Matt's passion and he intends to make the world a better place, one story at a time.