Chief Commercial Officer of Ginkgo Bioworks
Prior to Ginkgo, he spent 7 years as an investor at IndUS Growth Partners and was the President and COO of Decision Resources Group, primarily focused on health tech/data and the life sciences industry. Matt has worked supporting business development at Palantir Technologies and is an active seed stage venture investor. Early in his career, he served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Matt completed a degree in History at Dartmouth College and is a graduate of the joint degree program at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where he was a Zuckerman Fellow.
Founder and CEO of Rocketplace, his third venture backed startup.
Previously he founded and was CEO of Earnest, a data science driven lending platform founded to improve the U.S. credit system. Earnest was acquired by Navient in 2017 for $155M and is one of the nation’s largest student loan refinancers today. Louis is a First Round Capital mentor and has spent time as a part-time Partner at Y-Combinator. Prior to Earnest, Louis co-founded SolidEnergy, a battery technology company, and was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Louis is a graduate of Princeton University and the joint degree program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.