"A great search partner understands the market, is highly credible with a key community of influencers, and has the confidence to help clients navigate the hiring process."

Backed by two decades of executive search experience, Matt has completed board and senior executive positions for public and private companies of various sizes across the technology sector.

His clients include top brands in the global technology community with emphasis on Wireless, FinTech, Digital Media, and Enterprise Services/Cloud computing.

Prior to ON Partners, Matt founded MPI EDEN, an influential boutique executive search firm in the global convergence market. He spent ten years with Russell Reynolds Associates, where he was a Managing Director and Head of the Communications & Convergence Practice for the Americas. Matt began his career with Ray & Berndtson and Korn/Ferry International.

A member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Matt is a member of the National Board of the Arthritis Foundation, and serves on the Foundation’s Executive Committee. He’s also involved in a number of local philanthropic initiatives including serving as a Board Advisor for Kids and Pros, a non-profit organization developing character and skills through athletics.

Matt earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Christian University. He is based in Atlanta.

Recent News

Successful Placement: Valencell CEO

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Successful Placement: Parkmobile CTO

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Successful Placement: McClatchy, Head of Advertising

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Successful Placement: McClatchy

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Successful Placement: Secureworks

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Successful Placement: McClatchy

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