Co-Founder, Flashpoint Management Company
Matt Chanoff is co-founder of Flashpoint Management Company, a spinout from Georgia Tech offering startup creation and innovation management for entrepreneurs, investors, and large enterprises. FMC implements a unique process for company creation, called Startup Engineering, that combines insights from behavioral economics, immunity to change theory, and phenomenology into a practical approach to discovering authentic demand. Matt is an active angel investor and also serves on the boards of CodeGuard, an internet security company, Shining Hope for Communities, a girls' school and poverty alleviation program in Nairobi, Kenya, and Internews, which supports robust, independent journalism around the world. He holds an MA in economics and US policy toward Asia from the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins.