Specialties: Product strategery, thoughtful customer experience design, and rapid prototyping on a shoestring budget. I will pick up a shovel if a shovel needs picking up.
Co-Founder and Chief UX Officer Nov 2014 – Feb 2019
Joined as co-founder of this first spin-out from Madrona Venture Labs. Mighty AI was a data management platform that helped autonomous vehicle/robot manufacturers, tier 1 automotive suppliers, and other startups and disruptors secure the high-quality, human-annotated data they need to train their computer vision algorithms.
Acquired by Uber June 2019.
A fundraising and talent platform for startups, a startup discovery engine for investors. I helped design several aspects of the investor education experience, conducted user research, created some mobile prototypes, operated and closed syndicate deals, and spoke my piece on the Drain of Truth.
Helped design the next gen of BigDoor's loyalty platform for partners like MLB Advanced Media, NFL, TeenNick, Dell, and the super-fine City of Austin, Texas.
I assumed the role of user experience designer within Google, spearheading various efforts to incorporate the key parts of FeedBurner into the overall publisher product mix. I also worked on all of the major advertising tools for publishers (AdWords, AdSense and DoubleClick), Google Apps Enterprise Marketplace, and Hangouts.
from my FeedBurner "About" Page entry:
(Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer) Credited as the original "voice of FeedBurner," Matt also maintains an unwavering devotion to the FeedBurner fan club. If publishers and advertisers want it, his team brandishes the t-squares and slide rules required to make it happen.
Acquired by Google June 2007.
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