Momodou, 18, The Gambia
Matt Curtis is a New York based serial entrepreneur and trusted consultant with over a decade of experience in building and promoting solid brands from small businesses to Fortune 500 firms. In the past decade Matt has founded several companies, notably a boutique marketing and creative services company, Industry Nine Five, an IT consultancy called Symagio and a commercial development group, Buildsource, which is based in Florida.
Holding dual B.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Matt has risen through the ranks in trades as varied as public relations, venture capital, business development, live event production and politics. Now with TED Conferences, Matt works with a wide range of clients to craft global strategic business and marketing partnerships tied to the TED brand across its website, conferences and extended products.