Matt is a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business teaching the Strategic Communication elective. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford, his graduate degree in communication from UC Davis, and a secondary education teaching credential from San Francisco State. He has published several articles on cognitive planning, persuasion, and interpersonal communication. He also teaches business psychology at Palo Alto University. He is the author of Speaking Up Without Freaking Out: 50 Techniques for Confident, Calm, and Competent Presenting, a book on public speaking anxiety management, and co-founder of Bold Echo Communication Solutions.