Matt is currently the Director of Technical Strategy for CBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Matt also advises and consults with top companies and startups in the US and Canada, most recently with DeepLearni.ng, CBC, Inbev, Ficstar Custom Search Engine, Normative, Karie , Viafoura and TVO. Matt has been on two X-Prize teams, including the third place CloudDX tricorder team and Cloud Constable competing for the Watson AI X-Prize.
Matt is a speaker in the greater Toronto area and has given talks on Ethics, Values, Success and Failure in Entrepreneurship (both as a Chef and a Technologist) as well as been a contributor to panel discussions on Ethics, Law and Design in the world of Machine Learning and ANI (Artificial Narrow Intelligence).
Matt is also been a well known chef in the Toronto food scene, having won accolades for his pop-up dinner series “Secret Pickle” and rave reviews and press for Bero restaurant in Leslieville, where he was the executive chef. Matt has been interviewed multiple times on CBC, CHFI and been written about in multiple Toronto area publications including the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, The Grid, The National Post and the Post City.
In his spare time, Matt has appeared as a guest violinist with Lemon Bucket Orkestra and Budowitz and is currently studying Jazz Piano. He currently resides in Toronto Ontario with his wife and son.
Cover Photo by Simon Colyer.