Founder Matt has been involved in financial services for 30 years and was programming PCs before the first Apple. His last corporate role was Senior Vice President, Global Independent Risk Officer for MFS, a $500bn asset manager. His leadership roles in risk and derivatives included the implementation of large system projects . He is very proud of the success of the professionals he has hired over the years at MFS, Allstate, Putnam, and TIAA Matt started his career as a derivative specialist before moving into risk management. He expanded the use of derivatives at money managers and pioneered the use of credit derivatives at insurance companies
Gregg is a seasoned technology and financial services operating executive, with a background in product development, sales/marketing and corporate development. He was recently the COO at data center cloud infrastructure company and, before that, spent over a decade at TIAA (where he met Matt) in a range of operating and functional roles. Earlier in his career, Gregg was a practicing lawyer, working on complex transactions as a partner at a leading Silicon Valley law firm and in senior positions at the US Securities & Exchange Commission.
Joined Act2 after managing his own startups, Franc and DesignX. In his corporate past, he has worked for Apple and Ask.com. He has a Masters in Computer Science from Oklahoma State. And BA in Technology from Sathyabama University.