Matthew joined Telstra in 2011 and is a Managing Director of Telstra Ventures.
Matthew started in the venture capital industry in 1998 and has worked with more than 100 global venture backed companies of which many have achieved successful acquisitions and IPOs.
Matthew was previously a founder and general partner at Accede Venture Partners; the head of the venture capital team at Deutsche Bank Capital Partners in Australia; and a founding team member of the venture capital team at Macquarie Bank. Prior to this, Matthew was a software/hardware design engineer and project manager at Fujitsu.
Matthew holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney, and a Master of Business Administration from the AGSM, completed at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Matthew has also completed the HPLP at the Harvard Business School and he is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.