I’m all speaker, and: part technologist, part chef and part musician — and I love creating great talks.
Matt is currently the Director of Technical Strategy for The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Matt advises and consults with top companies and startups in the US and Canada. in recent years including Dessa AI, DeepPixel.AI, CBC, Inbev AB, Nike, Viafoura and TVO among others. 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 has held both management and engineering positions in both startups and large organizations.
Matt is a speaker in the greater Toronto area and has given talks on Success and Failure in Entrepreneurship (both as a former Chef and a Technologist) and has been a contributor to panel discussions on Ethics, FinTech, Law and Machine Intelligence. Matt is also an OKR enthusiast and given the opportunity will get you to adopt them.
Matt has 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.
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