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Matt Sueoka

 

Senior Vice President & Global Head of Amex Ventures 

 

BA, Dartmouth College

MBA, Harvard Business School

Biography

 

Matt Sueoka is Vice President & Global Head of Amex Ventures, where he leads venture investments in startups that can help drive innovation across American Express. Amex Ventures’ portfolio includes companies such as Stripe, Instacart, Plaid, Boom Supersonic, FalconX and more, and is valued at over $1B. Matt and the Amex Ventures team focus on creating long-term partnerships with portfolio companies, with 75% of the portfolio having partnerships with American Express.

 

Previously, Matt was Vice President & Head of Global Strategy, Partnerships & Enablement for the Amex Digital Labs innovation team at American Express. In this role, he worked with thought leaders, customers, and partners across the globe to catalyze digital innovation at Amex by originating, incubating, and managing emerging products and platforms that prove essential to Amex customers’ lives. In this role, Matt led strategic partnerships with Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, PayPal/Venmo, Samsung and other top partners, as well as numerous Amex Ventures portfolio companies. He has a particular passion for creative thinking around new products, services, and business ventures, and leverages his background and experience with the Ventures portfolio. Matt was previously a strategy consultant at Bain & Company, where he focused primarily on advising financial services and private equity clients, and a Business Designer at IDEO.

 

Matt received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he received a degree in mechanical engineering and studio art.

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