Matt has more than 20 years experience in building, operating and investing in technology-based businesses. Matt has spent most of his life living in three amazing cities Melbourne, Sydney and San Francisco. Matt has worked with some amazing and inspiring people along the way and, thanks largely to their efforts, Matt has managed multiple successful 'exits' to corporate acquirers including Telstra, Accenture and most recently Kaplan. Matt and/or the ventures he has helped create have secured numerous patents and won various innovation awards. Matt has secured funding for some of these ventures from a range of leading Australian and international venture funds and corporates. Following the sale of Memetrics (where Matt as CEO had helped create a profitable, rapid growth data and analytics business) to Accenture in 2007, Matt spent the next 4 years working with Accenture to create Accenture Interactive. After returning to Sydney in 2011 Matt co-founded SocietyOne (Australias first marketplace lender) and GetCreditScore (Australias largest free credit score service). Matt co-founded and sold Red Marker to Kaplan where he now works with the rest of the Red Marker team developing automated compliance and real-time training platforms. Matt is also interested in the intersection of policy and innovation and sits on the Treasurers Fintech Advisory Group and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association. Long ago Matt graduated with a law degree from the University of Melbourne and has worked as an attorney for both Korea's largest law firm, Kim & Chang, and one of Australia's largest law firms, Minter Ellison. According to LinkedIn Matt has specialties in the following areas: start-ups, innovation, strategy, corporate partnerships, technology platforms, data analytics, business development, digital experience optimization, digital transformation, angel investing, venture investing and trade sales.