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“I longed to explore and experience an environment where diversity and empathy are valued.”

Driven by his passion to make a difference in the energy sector, Matt found a way to improve efficiency by converting wasted energy into usable power. Then he started seriously considering a giant leap of faith, quitting his day job to become a full-time entrepreneur. The thought of turning the self-funded company he founded as a side gig into a permanent career enterprise is as daunting as it is exciting. While Matt and his team had the technological expertise to continue the work they’ve established, he says MITidm is the key to advance his leadership and human-centered innovation capabilities. Matt has both a Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering from National Taiwan University.