building ethics & empathy into innovation

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Matthew J. Brady

Entrepreneur & Educator

Matt Brady is pioneering Human-Centered Technology by developing and delivering curricula and content that builds ethics and empathy into innovation.

He is a senior executive with specialized expertise in technology strategy, product development, and general management. Mr. Brady is a serial entrepreneur with multiple exits; the last 5 companies with which he has been actively involved have successfully reached liquidity events, including deals with world-class strategic buyers and private equity firms.

Mr. Brady is currently the Founder & CEO of Volley Solutions, a technology company that provies an innovative SaaS platform for Collaborative Decision Optimization TM that combines Computer & Behavioral Science. He is also an adjunct Instructor at the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business, building a program around the courses that he has developed.

Matt's work has been featured in many publications and industry forums, including the forthcoming book The Art and Science of Culture by Chad Carr, M.B.A., Ph.D. and Matt Herzberg, M.A., Ph.D. (ABD) with a foreword written by Tom Peters. The book describes Matt's work related to systems that support culture and performance. By leveraging a combination of Decision Science and Behavioral Science, organizations are able to make key decisions that include qualitative criteria, unlocking the potential for distributed, diverse, multi-generational teams to focus on what matters most and achieve optimal outcomes.

Mr. Brady is a frequent speaker and thought-leader on the topics of CRM, HR Tech, two-sided marketplaces, and system architecture. He is involved in numerous expert advisory networks and has judged a variety of startup business plan and national business ethics competitions. He has presented at dozens of industry conferences including DreamForce, HR Tech, and CRM Evolution, and analyst events and media briefings for Salesforce, Adobe, and Informatica.


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He is a passionate builder of people and organizations. Matt and his wife Tisha have been married since 2000 and are raising their three teenagers west of Denver, CO where they love to ski, hike, and regularly attend events at Red Rocks. Together with a small team of people, the Bradys helped start a mission-driven community organization in northern CO.

Mr. Brady received an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with concentrations in Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Marketing. He received a Bachelors of Science from the Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University with concentrations in Information Technology, Project Management, and Organizational Leadership.

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