Interpublic Group's Mediabrands Ventures is the media holding company's digital, diversified and venture group.
IPG’s Mediabrands Ventures' portfolio of marketing technology companies spans a wide array of specialties such as search (Reprise), hyperlocal (Geomentum), demand side platform (Cadreon), trading (Orion) and R&D (IPG Media Lab).
Also served as a member of the Office of the Chairman for Mediabrands, Interpublic Group’s consolidated media operation with $36 billion under management.
Under Matt’s leadership, the holding company enjoyed dramatic revenue expansion and diversification into new sectors ranging from retail (Shopper Sciences) to venture capital (Velociter).
In 2010, Media Magazine awarded Mediabrands as “Media Holding Company of the Year” and named both Geomentum and Shopper Sciences as “Specialty Agencies of the Year.”
Media Magazine: Media Holding Company of the Year