Matt is the Chairman and Co-founder of Blackpanda. Matt is a former U.S. Army Special Forces officer (Green Beret), leaving the service with the rank of Major after eleven years.
He was a counter-terrorist assault troop commander based in Okinawa and deployed to numerous clandestine missions in and around Southeast Asia.
Matt has over twenty years of executive leadership experience in the financial services industry in investment banking and management all throughout Asia, most recently as Head of Prime Services and Equities Distribution, Asia-Pacific for Credit Suisse.
He was educated at Georgia Tech University and the Air Force Institute of Technology.