After studying Computer Science at university, Matthew joined the Treasury Department of a large Geneva bank. A few years later, he moved on to Reuters where he specialized on delivering internal training on Market Data System and Web-delivered products. He remained in internal training for nine years eventually becoming the Director of Training for Europe, the Middle East and Africa with global ownership of Sales and Technology Training.
He then spent two years working on independent business projects including designing an early VOIP service and launching a Performance Car Club before joining STAC Research in 2007. At STAC, he worked on low-latency benchmarking as well as developing testing methodologies and tools to for the benchmarks. He gained immense exposure to the latest high-performance server and networking technologies as well as high-precision timing hardware/software.
From 2009, Matt has worked as Head of Labs at DRW Holdings, pushing the limits of low-latency as applied to electronic trading systems, President of Accensus LLC and Technical Marketing Director, Financial Services at Solarflare Communications.