Matt Goldberg is executive vice president, North America, for The Trade Desk, a global advertising technology company. Prior to joining The Trade Desk, he was global head of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances at News Corp., where he also led the online publishing, digital real estate, and data businesses in India.
He previously served as senior vice president and head of corporate development at Liberty Interactive/QVC Group. He also has held several executive operating roles, including CEO at Lonely Planet and senior vice president for digital strategy and operations at Wall Street Digital Network.
Goldberg began his career in public service, working as director of strategic planning with the Illinois Housing Development Authority in Chicago, as a campaign officer for the Liberal Party of Australia, and as an assistant to Illinois Governor Jim Edgar.
He has served on a number of nonprofit, foundation and for-profit boards, both as a member and as chairman. He now serves on the boards of the Burning Man Project in San Francisco and TeamSnap in Boulder, Colorado.
Goldberg holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Cornell University, a master’s in international relations from the University of Melbourne in Australia, and a master’s in business administration from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.