Matt Pierson has founded and/or funded numerous start-up and early stage high tech companies. In 1996, he co-founded DTC Communications, building the company to $30 million in revenue before selling it to Cobham plc, in 2004. DTC designed and manufactured wireless audio and video products for use by law enforcement and the military in unmanned systems. While working for Cobham, he led the acquisitions of Spectronic A/S (Denmark) and domo plc (UK). In 2008, he co-founded JitterGram, one of the first companies to develop a social CRM platform for use by small to medium sized enterprises. JitterGram was acquired by the Meltwater Group in 2011.
Matt has been named Exporter of the Year (1993), New Hampshire High Tech Council Entrepreneur of the Year (2003), and the University of New Hampshire's Whittemore School of Business and Economics Entrepreneur of the Year (2012). Matt is an active angel investor, as well as serving on the board of numerous non-profit and for-profit organizations, including Nanocomp Technologies, the New Hampshire High Technology Council, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and Semester at Sea®. He has previously served on the Hanscom Air Force Base Science and Technology and the Defense Technology Initiative advisory boards.
Matt is a Managing Director at Dunn Rush & Co., a Boston based investment banking firm, where he focuses on defense and technology M&A transactions. He is a Registered Securities Representative (Series 62, 63 and 79). Matthew Pierson was part of the Series A financing round and represents the Series B investors on the Company's Board.