As Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Matt leads the implementation and growth of new business initiatives and the development of strategic relationships with OEM and technology partners in accordance with overall company strategy.
Matt has over thirty years of experience heading business development, product management and sales teams at technology, service provider and telecommunication companies. During his career, he has established strategic partnerships with industry-leading companies, led the creation and launch of new data/video collaboration and IP voice services and directed sales teams in the pursuit and achievement of company revenue goals.
Prior to LifeSize, Matt was SVP Voice Application Services at Level 3 Communications. Before Level 3, Matt was Founder/CEO of Telverse Communications, where he launched the first nationally available IP Centrex service in North America (subsequently acquired by Level 3). And prior to that position, Matt held executive and senior posts at Polycom, ViaVideo (subsequently acquired by Polycom), MCI Communications and PictureTel, to name a few.
Matt is also a Director with the UCI Forum and IMTC, both of which are technology consortia focused on simplifying the world of Unified Video Communications.
Matt holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Memphis.