Matthew Hooper is the Managing Director of Idonea US. He is an experienced writer, teacher, podcaster, and corporate innovator .
Matt Hooper is a writer, teacher, podcaster and corporate innovator. He is the Managing Director of Idonea U.S.
Previously, he was the founder of LFT Media, a company that developed and produced corporate innovation stories for startup audiences. Clients included IBM, Google, Republic and CAST Software. Prior to this, Hooper was the first Vice President of Open Innovation at Barclays, where he launched Rise New York, the model for Barclays’ global innovation programs. He was also the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence at WeWork Labs.
Additionally, Matt is a facilitator at Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale, where he co-created the “Innovation From The Inside” intensive.
Matt continues to advise early stage businesses as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at WEVE Acceleration. He is also a Venture Partner at Forum Ventures, and a founding member of the Forum Ventures InnoForum.