Matt is an industry disruptor, launching the first of its kind Media and Telco brand OVO Mobile in 2015, Matt is the driving force behind convergence of new media & telco – by bringing together Telecommunications with Media Rights and digital broadcast for mass distribution.
OVO is a new type of Telco, delivering content that fans are passionate about, streamed live on their mobile or tablet UNLIMITED & data free. OVO has secured exclusive 3 year+ digital broadcast and distribution rights for a range of content owners including World Superbikes, 400 Thunder Drag Series, Water Polo Australia, Brumbies Rugby, Gymnastics Australia and the Australian Esports League– with a combined Australian audience estimated at over 7 Million.
OVO is a multi-award winner, including winning the Money Magazine Best of the Best Award 2017 for high usage, as well as featuring on A Current Affair, Sunrise, The Today Show, Channel 7 News, Channel 9 News and multiple radio shows for their world-first kids’ mobile phone plan with built-in cyber security protection.
As OVO CEO, Matt was nominated for Start-Up Executive of the Year at the CEO Magazine Awards 2017 and was awarded runner-up. The Award recognises the achievements of leaders and professionals, and the contributions they have made to their companies across industry-specific categories.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Tasmania and regularly speaks at Telco, Sports Marketing and Media forums and events. Matt has held executive leadership roles at leading Telecommunications brands including Telstra (Head of Strategy – Operations), Optus, Vodafone, AAPT, Telecom New Zealand as well as global Management Consulting firms including BearingPoint.
Matt lives on the northern beaches of Sydney with his wife Mel and daughters Charlotte and Lucy.