Matt is the Executive Director of Good Work Institute (formerly Etsy.org), a 501(c)3 dedicated to building transformational business education programs that help us all work in ways that make our lives, our enterprises, and our planet thrive. Previously, he was the VP, Values and Impact at Etsy.com. In that role he oversaw the stewardship of the company’s mission, and worked to give all employees the means and the desire to maximize the benefit their work has on people and the planet.
In 2013, he was named a GOOD Magazine ‘Figure of Progress’. The next year he was named as one of the Purpose Economy 100. In 2016, he became a BALLE Local Economy Fellow. Matt also serves on the board of Directors for the Schumacher Center for New Economics, the Center for a New American Dream, and Naropa University. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife, Benedikta, and their sons, Francis and Lewie.