Promise Venture Studio
Matt Glickman, a serial entrepreneur and technology executive, is co-founder and Partner of Promise Venture Studio, a national nonprofit with a mission of supporting innovators and accelerating innovations for equity in Early Childhood Education and Development. He is also a Lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he teaches the flagship entrepreneurship class, Startup Garage.Previously, he co-founded and served as CEO for both BabyCenter, the leading online resource for new parents (now owned by Johnson & Johnson), and Merced Systems, a customer service analytics software company (now owned by NICE Systems). In addition, Matt advises and serves on the board of several startup organizations, nonprofits and public companies.Matt’s education experience extends from early childhood (Promise and BabyCenter) through K12 (TNTP, New Schools, Teach For America) and life-long learning, human capital and future of work (Stanford, NovoEd, Greenhouse, Guild Education).Matt has also held leadership roles at Intuit, Teach for America and Bain & Company. He graduated an Arjay Miller Scholar from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he earned his M.B.A. He holds an M.A. from the Stanford School of Education and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College.