Matt is a digital product leader who likes to bring together and inspire a team to make the world a better place using technology. He’s one of FutureLearn’s founding team and Chief Product Officer. FutureLearn’s purpose is to transform access to education: it offers 14m registered learners affordable short courses, microcredentials and degrees from over 150 top universities and employers.
Matt has grown the 70+ strong product management, technology and design function and is responsible for the product vision and direction of the platform.
With twenty years of experience of developing digital products and leading teams, he’s been responsible for innovative websites and apps for the likes of the BBC, Harper Collins and BSkyB.
After 7.5 years, Matt is leaving FutureLearn in September to take a break before starting something new. He will share his top lessons learned from growing the company's product organisation in such a critical time for online education.
Matt loves building Lego with his son, is occasionally accused of sounding like John Peel and only ever wears brown shoes.