Matthew has an extensive background in education technology where he has worked with some of the most forward-thinking college and university leaders to develop and implement game changing solutions, including large online learning programs and student data management systems.
Before joining Helix Education in 2013, Matthew founded and served as President and CEO of SaaS student life cycle management provider TopSchool. Prior to TopSchool, he was President of eCollege where he helped grow the company from an early start-up to one of the largest LMS providers in the industry.
Matthew has written at length on the importance of data and accountability in education and has been a featured speaker at a variety of industry events, including APSCU, NACUBO and the ASU Innovation Summit. In addition, he has held several education board positions, including IMS Global Learning Consortium, Spectrum Pacific Learning Company, and KidsTek, and he currently serves on the boards of the DSST Public Schools and TopSchool.
Early on in his career, Matthew was with CCD LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ management consulting strategy group. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona, and holds an MBA from The Kellogg School at Northwestern University.