An accomplished C-level executive with over 20 years of experience in ecommerce, logistics, enterprise software, and business services, he has led businesses in all phases of the growth cycle from business formation through multiple strategic exits and reorganizations in both public and private companies. Matt is a recognized leader in the ecommerce services industry with deep operational experience in outsourced business models.
Prior to G2 Capital Advisors, Matt was President of Fifth Gear, a tech-enabled business services company and single-source provider of end-to-end ecommerce services including order management technology, fulfillment, customer care, and freight management. Matt led Fifth Gear from inception including the development of the company’s product and service offerings and go-to-market strategy. As part of Fifth Gear’s growth strategy, Matt partnered with G2 on buy-side, financial advisory and sell-side mandates. In 2014 Matt and G2 completed a strategic sale of the business to Speed Commerce (NASDAQ: SPDC). As the Chief Operating Officer of Speed Commerce, Matt was responsible for a team of over 1,500 employees serving over 30 retail brands.
Prior to Fifth Gear, Matt was President of Sigma Micro, an enterprise software company specializing in order management technology for direct-to-consumer retailers. During his time with Sigma Micro, Matt led the commercialization and successful market launch of the company’s next generation order management platforms and all corporate development activities to include multiple acquisitions, capital strategies and numerous strategic partnerships. He also formed the company’s wholly-owned operations in India to establish offshore research and development capabilities as a core component of the company’s strategy. Matt has also held operational and financial leadership roles at Reverse911, an early warning notification platform sold to Golden Gate Capital and Aprimo, an enterprise marketing management software company sold to Teradata (NYSE: TDC).
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.