Matt is a drummer of 24 years and the co-founder of a music startup in Madison called Eleven. He has an extensive record of working with clients as both a freelancer and at various agencies and organizations spanning two decades. Before starting Eleven, Matt worked as an inbound marketing manager for a niche consultancy. Matt believes that a strong relationship, trust, and communication are key to happy customers and successful projects. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Information Systems from Herzing University, is a Certified Ecommerce Marketing Specialist, Certified Inbound Specialist and Certified HubSpot Specialist.
In March 2018, Matt launched a podcast that features stories and highlights brands and professionals in the music instrument, professional audio, professional lighting, event technology, and music retail industries. As of January 2019, he has interviewed 30 companies ranging in sizes from startups to the company that supplies the stage gear for shows as big as the Grammys and Jimmy Kimmel.
Matt partnered with Social Media Breakfast in March of 2018 and provided AV for the organization’s live monthly events. In February 2019, he was welcomed onto the board.