MATT KEMP, OPERATING PRINCIPAL
Matt spent nearly 20 years in a series of entrepreneurial roles, specializing in marketing and technology. Most recently, Mr. Kemp held dual roles as both Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Technology Officer at BlueGrace Logistics, a B2B tech-enabled 3PL based in Riverview, Florida. During his tenure at BlueGrace, he managed the marketing and business development teams as CMO while overseeing the software development and system engineering teams as CTO.
Previously, Mr. Kemp launched, grew, and sold a variety of B2C and B2B start-ups. He has succeeded in building an online newspaper subscription agency, a student loan consolidation call center, a digital billboard advertising platform and a variety of other direct to consumer companies. His focus has always been on the intersection of marketing and technology, with particular interest in customer relationship management (CRM) programs, ecommerce enterprises, and software as a service (SaaS). Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Matt began his career at Sears, Roebuck & Co., with roles in strategy, business development, and online project management. His early career included stints in equity research at Raymond James Financial and transacting fixed income securities at Citibank.
Matt has a BSBA in Economics from the University of Florida and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.