A technology and business leader with experience across sales, marketing, finance, product, and operations, Matt is part of the team at Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Before joining BEV, Matt was Vice President of Yardi Energy at Yardi Systems, the largest SaaS software company in the real estate industry. At Yardi, Matt led the energy and high-performing buildings division, where he built a team that launched several new products and implemented systems for over thirty of the largest real estate companies in North America. Prior to Yardi, Matt was Vice President of North American Sales at Tesla and was also Vice President of Operations and Software Product Management at Sunrun Inc. At Sunrun, he led the operations and software product functions as Sunrun grew from 30 employees and 2,000 residential solar customers to 1,200 employees and 55,000 customers. He also served in management roles at Bloom Energy and Genentech.
Matt has a B.S. in molecular biology from Duke University and an MBA from Stanford. He is a board member of the Institute for Market Transformation and the Duke University Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment.