Matt is a security engineer for a16z crypto, helping portfolio companies with their application security, incident response, and other audit or security needs. He has conducted audits, and found and helped fix critical vulnerabilities in code prior to project deployment on many different projects.

Prior to a16z crypto, Matt worked as a security consultant for a then boutique security consultancy for several years. Prior to that, he worked as a software engineer on real time systems.

Matt has degrees in mathematics, economics, and computer science. He also competes in blockchain contests at a high level where he gained the title of the optimizor.