Matt is an experienced CEO, as the founder and CEO of several innovative digital start-ups including PowerReviews. Matt has 20+ years of experience leading and scaling organizations of the size and scope of Chicago Public Media. He also recently served as the Executive Chairman of Pocket Casts. He has launched several successful startups, hired hundreds of employees and, in his role at Chicago Public Media, he is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that values learning, excellence and professional development. Matt is passionate about the important role journalism plays in a healthy democracy.