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About

About

Matt is an experienced product leader and advisor who loves to inspire and empower teams to build educational products with purpose.

He was Chief Product Officer and a member of the founding team at one of Europe’s leading EdTech companies, FutureLearn.

He’s now advising and coaching a range of edTech startups and scale ups on developing a product mindset, defining new products and building inclusive product cultures. These include OpenClassrooms, London Interdisciplinary School, Microverse and Academy. He’s also faculty lead for Emerge Education’s Product-Market Fit Academy.

At FutureLearn, Matt was the architect of its product vision, grew the product, technology and design team from nothing to 75 diverse people including 50:50 gender balance. He helped establish the platform as a household name with over 14m registered learners that attracted £50m investment from the SEEK Group, after initial seed rounds from the Open University.

Before FutureLearn, he spent many years creating and delivering innovative music, culture and education websites and apps for the likes of the BBC.

He’s passionate about online education, lifelong learning and products that put people and the planet first.