Matt is the founder and principal of Bow Bridge, a New York and Cambridge-based advisory focused on advancing social purpose, impact, growth marketing, and media transformation for corporations, nonprofits, and thought leaders. Their clients include Unicef, the UN Refugee Agency, Fast Company, and global corporate and executive leaders, and the strategic leadership of the Department of State and high-level multinational organizations in cultural change, values, and innovation.
A former business development and marketing lead for global communications firm the Havas Group, the US-based creative agency Shepardson, Stern & Kaminsky, and city and state entities in public affairs, Matt brings extensive experience cultivating business and innovation opportunities within the Fortune 500, developing social impact and corporate social responsibility programs, as well as strategic insights into marketers and innovation organizations inside some of the world’s fastest-growing companies. His areas of expertise include social impact measurement, policy and thought leadership, program development, customer acquisition, content marketing and public relations, market research, messaging development, innovation design and strategy. Matt’s corporate and nonprofit clients have included IBM, Nest, Obama for America, FWD.us, the College Board, Global Citizen, LVMH, Pfizer, Empire State Development Corporation, Living Cities, I Love New York, the State of Israel, Coca-Cola, Library for All, and Ouchie.
A writer and journalist, Matt holds a masters degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a bachelors degree in communication and business from Northwestern University.