Matt Laudon

CEO, Managing Partner & Co-Founder

TechConnect

Matt has spent his career supporting entrepreneurs, corporates, and federal agencies accelerate innovation into industry and society. Matt is CEO of TechConnect Ventures, a technology prospecting company, and has co-founded multiple technology accelerator companies and non-profits ranging from nanotech to cleantech, from start-up advisor to funding vehicle management; vetting thousands of innovations annually. Matt has a Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, a B.S. from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a strong interest in using open innovation models to address complex challenges for smart cities, emerging industries, and society.