Head of Emerging Technology & Director, Allectus Capital Limited
Matthew is the Head of Emerging Technology for ICM and a specialist in emerging technologies, with a background that includes work in Artificial Intelligence and the commercialisation of language technologies. Most recently he was CEO of Arria NLG, a publicly traded AI software company in London.
Matthew was with Hewlett Packard (HP) from 2001 to 2009 where he led the Asia-Pac Telco practice as the regional principal for Emerging Technologies out of Sydney Australia, before being transferred to corporate HQ in the USA to take up the role of Chief Strategy Officer for HP’s Professional Services division. Matthew was also on HP America’s M&A committee, and had a role in identifying and qualifying acquisition targets.
Matthew has degrees in Anthropology, Literary Theory, and Theology, specializing in Buddhist Philosophy, and a Masters in Business with a focus on Corporate Strategy and Finance from the Advanced Business Programme at Otago University.