Matt Pierson

Matt Pierson has founded and/or funded numerous start-up and early stage high tech companies. In 1996, he co-founded DTC Communications, building the company to $30 million in revenue before selling it to Cobham plc, in 2004. DTC designed and manufactured wireless audio and video products for use by law enforcement and the military. In 2008, he co-founded JitterGram, one of the first companies to develop a social CRM platform for use by small to medium sized enterprises. JitterGram was acquired by the Meltwater Group in 2011.

Matt has been named Exporter of the Year (1993), New Hampshire High Tech Council Entrepreneur of the Year (2003), and the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics Entrepreneur of the Year (2012). Matt is an active angel investor, as well as sits on the board of numerous non-profit and for-profit organizations, including Nanocomp Technologies, the New Hampshire High Technology Council, and the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. He is a Managing Director at Dunn Rush & Co., a Boston based investment banking firm, where he focuses on defense and technology M&A transactions.

Matt graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island and participated in the Semester at Sea® program.