Matt has had over 20 years experience in entertainment/sports and emerging technology sectors and launched the augmented and virtual reality company Magnify World in 2014 and is currently an advisor to https://en.viarium.io a blockchain VR business.
Magnify has attracted over 4,000 delegates and launched in Toronto, Auckland, Melbourne and represented the company in Shanghai and Chengdu in 2017. (www.magnifyworld.com)
The business summit and expo showcases world class AR/VR experiences in a range of industry sectors some including film and TV, advertising/branding and live events. The event has attracted start-ups at the cutting edge of innovation to fortune 500 companies such as Google, HP, Snapchat, Samsung, Lenovo, Paramount Pictures/Viacom, WETA and many more.
Matt has been a regular on stage moderator and has recently been presenting in Shanghai at the Yangpu Innovation forum as a guest of the local district government alongside Ali Sports and recently in Toronto at the Canadian Music/Tech Week in 2018.
Matt also founded ARIVAL (www.arival.co). The company uses augmented reality to engage fans offering real time player and game stats in stadium and at home through their digital devices and gamifies real time play for fans to win!
Previously Matt worked for Warner and Sony entertainment for 12 years and then founded the sports mobile company Txtstation (interactive TV mobile marketing company) and raised over 6 million in venture capital and sold the company in March 2011 to San Diego North American company CommerceTel. Matt launched the company into the European/North American markets and moved to New York and Los Angeles where he successfully set up the first telecommunication connections to 250 million cell phones and sold the companies original contracts with the FIFA World Cup, SKY TV Italy for the Champions League, Fox USA, CBS USA, Time Warner (TNT Sports) and worked with the various leagues in the USA such as the NBA via their broadcast deals.