Matthew is among the leaders of a new generation of entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.
For nearly a decade, Matthew has been a business leader and champion for Kiwi innovation.
US-born, Matthew has made significant contributions to New Zealand’s entrepreneurial and innovation landscape. The various initiatives and organisations he has founded have helped connected Kiwi innovators with the rest of the world, as well as attract some of the best international talent to our shores including the establishment of Wellington-based organisation, Kiwi Connect, and his ongoing work with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship.
Upon arriving to Aotearoa New Zealand in 2010, Matthew was captivated by the people, land, and potential. Originally from the midwest United States, he has always been an active student of entrepreneurship and technology.
After leaving the University of Southern California, Matthew joined forces with his brother Brian to create Inflection, an incubator of trust-based software tools, where he serves as CEO. Matthew is on the board of Kiwi Connect, helping to bridge connections with Silicon Valley. He is also a founding director of the which supports exceptional nonprofits for a more beautiful world.
Matthew is also a co-founder and board member of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship an initiative designed to bring together humankind’s creative potential and entrepreneurial spirit in New Zealand, to build innovative ventures for global impact.
Matthew also played a critical role in developing the Global Impact Visa, a world first, designed to attract innovative and entrepreneurial talent from around the world to New Zealand.