Matthew Utterback is the former Director of Entrepreneurship at Oberlin College.
Before coming back to Oberlin, he co-founded eKitabu, the first ebook and elearning platform in east Africa, and Rex Mercury, a global payments company that won the MIT BitCoin Competition’s “Next Billion” award in 2014. From 2004 – 2011 he led sales and client services for Digital Divide Data, a social enterprise in Cambodia, Laos and Kenya. He started his career at the MIT Entrepreneurship Center, after which he joined Flagship Ventures in Cambridge, MA and was on the founding team of Affinnova, Inc.
He holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and an M.A. from the Central European University in Budapest.