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Matthew is a senior executive with a successful record in renewable energy development and technology start-up companies. Prior to co-founding HelioSage, he was Managing Director of Greenlight Energy, Inc., an independent power producer focused on wind energy projects. While at Greenlight he participated in the development of over 6,000 megawatts of wind energy facilities. He also helped finance over 400 megawatts of completed wind energy projects. In 2006 Greenlight was sold to BP Alternative Energy.
Matthew is also a Founder and Director of Columbia Power Technologies, a development stage company focused on the commercialization of an innovative wave power generation system originally invented at Oregon State University. He is an active investor in renewable energy technologies and is on the Advisory Board of Greenlight Energy Resources, a diversified renewable energy private equity firm.
Matthew was formerly a co-founder and President of GeNeuron Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, which developed biologically enhanced medical devices for the treatment of neurovascular diseases. Prior to founding GeNeuron, Matthew was Director of International Market Development for Varian Medical Systems. In this role, he was responsible for marketing, sales, and business development for all geographies outside North America. Prior to its acquisition by Varian in 1999, he had been Vice President and COO at Multimedia Medical Systems, Inc., a biotechnology company focusing on radiation treatment planning systems.
In his early career, Matthew was a Senior Financial Analyst for IBM and Management Consultant for Price Waterhouse, LLC.
Matthew holds a BA in History from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and is a Certified Management Accountant.
Matthew will be speaking at Silicon Valley vs. Charlottesville, VA.