Vice President: Matt Compton
Matt is a general partner with the Oregon Venture Fund. He was previously the COO of Simple Financial. Prior to Simple, Matt was CEO of ShopIgniter and a venture partner at Madrona Venture Group. Prior to Madrona, Matt held several product, marketing and BD roles at Yahoo most recently as VP Media and Strategic Partnerships. Matt has a BA degree, cum laude, in Economics and International Relations from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He’s held board positions with a number of technology companies and currently serves on the board of REI . He enjoys skiing, climbing, and playing soccer with his wife and two children.
Matt has been involved with soccer for much of his life. He grew up in Oregon playing for Sheldon High School, West Villa club and the state’s ODP team and then for Claremont McKenna College in southern California. Matt has continued to play in various old guy leagues up to present day. He has coached youth soccer in various capacities including camps, high school, and U7 Rec through U15 competitive.