In the mid-1980s, Mat began learning Atari BASIC, and by the mid-to-late 1990s, he was staying on the cutting edge of web development. Until this day, he never stopped feeding his passion.
After graduating from Binghamton University with both a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Management Information Systems and MBA, he began developing websites while working at different agencies. Before long, he was managing teams of developers and large projects at leading global web agencies.
In 2011, the veteran web leader founded StatenWeb to provide a different approach to web design, content creation, SEO, online marketing, and application development.
Mat serves as StatenWeb’s chief technologist and lead developer while leading StatenWeb and its clients to joint success.
In 2018 Mat was tapped by the City of New York’s prestigious NYC Tech-in-Residence Corps as an adjunct professor for the City University of New York. The NYC Tech-in-Residence Corps is meant to bring students the in-demand skills and project experience they need to launch careers in technology. Mat currently teaches Introduction to Web Development and the Internet at the College of Staten Island.
In 2020, Mat appeared on Jeopardy! and got to meet Alex Trebek.
A short selection of his pedigree includes managing and building out websites for:
- Bloomberg L.P.
- Campbell Soup Company
- American Eagle Outfitters
- Big Ten Network