Matt is an investor at Breakthrough Energy Ventures and an angel investor with investments in 75F inc, Zymergen, MIXT, Omnidian, Bright, Phylagen, Energetic Insurance and others.
Before joining BEV, Matt was VP of Yardi Energy at Yardi Systems, the largest SaaS software company in the real estate industry. At Yardi Matt was GM of the energy and high-performing buildings division where he built a team that launched several new products and implemented systems for over thirty of the largest real estate companies in North America. Prior to Yardi, Matt was Vice President of North American Sales at Tesla and was also VP of Operations and Software Product Management at Sunrun Inc. Tesla had the fastest growth in Model S sales since launch during Matt’s tenure. At Sunrun, he led the operations and software product functions as Sunrun grew from 30 employees and 2,000 residential solar customers to 1,200 employees and 55,000 customers. He also served in management roles at Bloom Energy and Genentech.
Matt has a B.S. in molecular biology from Duke University, and an MBA from Stanford. He is a Board member of The Institute for Market Transformation, and the Duke University Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment.