Change is now the norm for businesses in the Digital Age and Thales is no exception. As a company, Thales is both driving new digital transformations for customers and is also undergoing a cultural transformation that encourages employee innovation and entrepreneurialism. At the heart of this cultural transformation is the Thales xPlor initiative, designed to leverage the Thales ecosystem to engage with start-ups and academia for the development of new, innovative solutions.
Matt is a Director for Thales xPlor, where he is responsible for leading projects, managing non-standard business ventures, partnerships with start-ups and academic institutions, and Thales’ innovation process.
Before joining xPlor, Matt was a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting where he led growth, M&A, and innovation projects for several Fortune 500 companies in the Aerospace and Defense, Energy, Financial Services, Automotive, Health Care, and Consumer Products sectors.
Prior to Deloitte, Matt served as a helicopter pilot and Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor in the United States Navy. He did three deployments during his service tenure with two being as a pilot in the Western Pacific and one as an advisor to the Ministry of Oil in Iraq.