Matt is a passionate advocate for small business, technology and design. He has spent the last four years helping make New Zealand the easiest country in the world to do business (World Bank rating), through leadership of its number one resource for business, business.govt.nz.
Under Matt's leadership usage of business.govt.nz has increased 5x, to a million highly satisfied minutes a month, with 10,000 businesses using it daily to learn how to make their businesses more productive and compliant. Matt's focus has been leveraging customer centered design and technology to deliver increasingly personalized and automated services, tailored to the individual to New Zealand businesses.
Matt is a director of the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand, has founded and sold startups, worked in tech and as a writer and (before he saw the light) a corporate lawyer at Goldman Sachs.
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