Matt Wilsey

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Matt Wilsey

President, Grace Wilsey Foundation

Matt Wilsey is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, and advisor. His investments include Nimble Storage, Practice Fusion, Pinterest, Virtual Instruments, Bonobos, LYFE Kitchen, Caveman Foods, Frontier Snacks, Rinse, Moment, Tout, Need, Pinrose, Interior Define, Weddington Way, and Perlstein Labs. Beyond consumer products and services, Matt advocates for and invests in biomedical research, drug development, and genetic sequencing technologies. Matt spent many years as a front-line operator before becoming a healthcare advocate and moving to the investment side. Most recently, Matt was co-founder and chief revenue officer of CardSpring (acquired by Twitter). Previously, he ran West Coast sales and business development for Howcast.com, where he was responsible for building Howcast’s instructional content library, distribution network, and strategic relationships. Prior to Howcast, Matt worked for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) on the capital markets team focused on new product development, capital-raising, and investor relations. Matt’s first startup was the e-commerce platform Zazzle.com, where he was part of the founding team and oversaw strategy and partnerships as vice president of business development. He began his career at the White House and the Department of Defense. Matt holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.