Prior to founding Mondopoint, Matt served as head of product innovation for Mission Metrics LLC, the data products subsidiary of Mission Measurement. In this capacity, Matt was responsible for the development of the Impact Genome Project™, an analytics platform for governments, corporations, and philanthropy to more effectively allocate resources and improve return on social investments.
Previous to Mission Measurement, Matt served as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President at Edelman Berland (formerly StrategyOne), the research and media analytics division for Edelman Public Relations. During his tenure with Edelman Berland, Matt developed proprietary communications measurement and analytics products and coordinated the firm’s exploration of partnerships with best-in-class digital analytics and insights platforms.
Earlier in his career, Matt has taken roles focused on the strategic implementation of technology at several consultancies and dot-com startups. In addition, Matt co-founded Second Millennium Consulting (2MC), a Chicago-based internet consulting firm. As Director of Technology for 2MC, Matt defined the core technical architecture underlying the firm’s business solutions and led the implementation efforts for the firm’s strategic client engagements.
Matt’s work has been recognized by various academic and professional organizations, more recently including an invitation to deliver the keynote address at the 2014 NTEN Leading Change Summit as well as receipt of the Edelman Chicago “Eddy” Award for Innovation in 2011 and the Chookaszian Prize in Risk Management in 2005 from Northwestern University for best paper in the area of financial risk management. In 2001, Mr. Groch co-authored a book on the design of interactive web-based media, Generator/Flash Web Development .
Matt holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and is a graduate of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.