Matt Bailey is a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in creating and executing on growth strategies that build long-term, sustainable value for both customers and stakeholders. After earning his MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at UCI, where he graduated at the top of his class, Matt went on to earn an M.S. in Business Analytics from the Stern School of Management at NYU. Currently, Matt serves as Director of Ecosystem Development at UCI Applied Innovation, where he is able to leverage his passion for entrepreneurship to help further develop the Orange County startup ecosystem . Matt is also an angel investor and educator, formerly teaching at the Argyros School of Business at Chapman University, and currently at the Paul Merage School of Business at UCI.