Matt is Vice President at Visa, leading the organization’s strategic global brand partnerships and advocacy strategy. He and his team are utilizing purposeful partnerships and advocacy programs, such as Visa She’s Next grant program, to increase access for Visa’s global stakeholders and enable them to thrive. As an active advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion for all organizations, Matt hosts the “What’s Your Story?”podcast where he sits with people of color leaders to hear their unique stories and learn how they have turned their lived experiences into superpowers. With degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, Matt combines his engineering education with experience in brand marketing from Procter & Gamble and digital strategy from Razorfish, Denuo and Publicis Groupe to creatively design and execute innovative marketing programs. Matt is also a proud husband to Rebecca Story, CEO/founder of Bloomi, and dad to daughters Alani (12yrs old) and Mia (1 yr old). When not spending time with his family, Matt enjoys running, riding Peloton and watching basketball of any level from to middle school up to the WNBA.