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Matthew Blake
President and CEO
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Mr. Blake is a senior executive, Ivy League-educated, a business leader with extensive experience in corporate development areas including general management of mid to large-size organizations, generating and managing change, business development, sales and marketing, product development, business operations, and strategy. A resourceful business leader and entrepreneur with the market knowledge and management skills necessary to develop and execute winning strategies.

Extensive analytical and quantitative experience for identifying and executing organic and inorganic business growth opportunities yielding improved financial results.

Successfully led multiple transactions with executive management, shareholders, and investment banking firms to evaluate and/or execute divestitures, mergers, and acquisitions.

Spearheaded and drove technology vision through multiple business models across several leading providers and technology organizations.

Specialties: Strategic Planning and Solutions, Digital Business and Technology, Entrepreneurship, Liaise with Lenders, Business Development, Sales and Marketing, Process Restructuring and Optimization, Product and Program Management, Digital Strategy, Technology Leadership, Process, and Organizational Changes.

Function and Industries: 
Management Consulting and Advisory Services, Financial Services, Technology. 


  • Columbia Business School, MBA

  • Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

  • University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

  • Columbia Business AMP Program


  • #1 Fastest-Growing Company with $100+ Million

  • Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

  • Excellence in Entrepreneurship

  • Cyber Security & Data Privacy Trailblazer

  • Ethan R. Hanabury Award (Columbia U.)

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