Head of Business Development, USA
Based in Washington, D.C., Matt represents thebigword across the US defense, intelligence, and security space, as well as the commercial markets that support these agencies. Matt began his professional career as an Arabic recruiter for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Since then he has worked in a number of language-related roles within the US Government’s language services, intelligence, and training sector, including deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, Bahrain, the Horn of Africa, and Germany. Prior to joining thebigword Matt was managing director of a language testing & training start-up, which supported government contractors around the world. Matt has an undergraduate degree in Foreign Policy, Economics, and Arabic from Miami University and an MBA from Hult International Business School in London.