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Matt is a Partnerships & Community Designer at IDEO’s open innovation portfolio, OpenIDEO. He is passionate about designing a future without waste.

Matt uses design strategy, community management and partner engagement to grow and scale OpenIDEO’s global impact. Matt helps lead OpenIDEO Alliances, longer term open innovation communities focused on particular social impact topics. Specifically, Matt manages the Food Waste Alliance, a collaborative innovation network to reduce food waste.  

Matt holds an MBA in Design Strategy from CCA (California College of the Arts), a BArch from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and studied design in Denmark through University of Copenhagen. 


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