Venture in the Pacific Northwest with Matt Mcilwain

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Matt is the MANAGING DIRECTOR of Madrona Venture Group, a Seattle based Venture capital firm.

We spent today talking about Venture investments, being a good board memeber,  business in the Pacific Northwest and the future of Seattle.

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Matt invests in a broad range of software-driven companies with a focus on cloud computing, intelligent applications and the intersection of the digital and physical world.

Before joining Madrona in 2000, Matt was vice president of business process for the Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC).

He also was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, concentrating on strategy and marketing in technology-driven sectors and prior to that worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse.

Matt has been named several times to both the list of Top 100 Venture Capitalists by CB Insights and The New York Times and the Forbes Midas list.

Matt is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

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