At DigitalOcean, Matt was responsible for leadership in the practice areas of people operations, talent acquisition, talent development, and employee experience.. In 4 years Matt helped scale the company from under 100 employees to over 500. DigitalOcean has received a number of external recognitions for its innovative People practices, was recently profiled in Harvard Business Review for its agile approach to performance development, and was named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in NYC by USA Today, and the #1 Best Midsized Company to Work for in NYC by BuiltinNYC in 2019.
Prior to DigitalOcean, Matt was the Senior Director of People Operations at Return Path, a global leader in email solutions which was named the #2 Best Place to Work in the US by Fortune Magazine in 2014. Matt has held a number of HR and people leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies including JPMorgan Chase and Avon, serves on the advisory board of several early stage startups, and is a founding member and the NY lead of PeopleTech Partners. He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his graduate degree in Organizational Psychology from NYU.