The voice of the customer.
“I love riding my mountain bike, camping, and trail running.”
Vice President of Product Management
Matt focuses on driving business growth by solving market problems with a passion for creating exceptional products. At Lirio, Matt serves as the primary “voice of the customer” on the product team to keep development focused on usability of the software. He is also the liaison between the business units and product team which keeps all key stake holders aligned and development priorities managed correctly.
As an advocate for the Pragmatic Marketing approach to managing technology products, Matt has 18 years of product management experience. He has guided numerous new products to market with a zeal for understanding customer needs. Matt has worked previously with Vortext Analytics, The White Stone Group, Inc., and GE Medical. Matt holds a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of South Carolina.
Matt also co-founded an elite team of outdoor athletes to supplement National Park Service search and rescue operations; serves as the chair of Experience Your Smokies Tennessee; serves as the chair of Harvest Field Ministries – Haiti; and was the alumni speaker at the UT College of Speech Communication’s McClung Public Speaking Competition in both 2014 and 2015.
Work & Education:
Vice President of Product Management Lirio, 2017.
Vice President of Product Management at Vortext Analytics, 2016.
Director of Product Management at The White Stone Group, Inc., 2004.
Manager – Upstream Marketing at General Electric, 2000.
Master in International Business, University of South Carolina & Vienna Business University
Bachelor of Science, University of Tennessee
Pragmatic Marketing Certified (Product Management)
Certified Product Owner
Matt grew up in Knoxville, TN spending as much time as possible in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. An avid adventurer, Matt has managed to live and travel in over 35 countries. Matt has been married for 22 years.
Mac or PC: 100% Mac.
Favorite Artist/Musician: Chris Blue
Favorite Thing as Child: I still love riding my mountain bike, camping, and trail running.