Matt Rightmire is a managing director of Borealis Ventures, where he is responsible for internet services and mobile content opportunities. Prior to Borealis, Matt spent a decade building internet companies in Silicon Valley. Matt was COO of Efficient Frontier, a venture-funded marking services company that applies portfolio optimization techniques from financial markets to the marketplace of online advertising.
Matt began his internet career as an early member of the team at Yahoo!, which he joined in 1995 when the company was still pre-revenue. Over the next seven years, he held a variety of product development and business development positions and played a critical role as the company grew to 4,000 employees and more than $1 billion in annual revenue.
Matt serves on the global board of directors of Grassroot Soccer, a Norwich, VT-based non-profit dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV. Matt earned his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where he received the Julia Stell Award for leadership. He received his BS in industrial engineering from Stanford University.