Mr. Stecker was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors in March 2016, was named Executive Chairman in April 2018 and CEO in July 2018. He serves as a member of the Company's Strategic Initiatives Committee. He has a long history of leadership in the Software, Services and Mobile industries.
After putting himself through law school working for NeXT, he worked at and eventually became President of Marble Associates, Inc., in Boston. Matthew has also run advertising technology at Vindigo, was the CTO of SmartServ, Inc., and was a Vice President and Principal at TMNG/Cartesian and its strategy consultancy CSMG.
Additionally, Matthew has been a Vice President at Real Networks, and served as CEO of Livewire Mobile from 2009 until its sale to OnMobile in 2013. From 2015 to 2017, Matthew was a Senior Advisor at the United States Department of Commerce where he helped to launch FirstNet, the Federal network for Public Safety. He has served on multiple boards and has been an advisor to many startups. He has a high profile in the mobile and digital ecosystems.
He most recently served as a Senior Policy Advisor to the United States Department of Commerce. In that capacity, Stecker was part of the senior team that launched FirstENet. Mr. Stecker currently serves on the board of Live Microsystems, Inc. (OTC:LMSC). Previously, Stecker served as the Vice President of Mobile Entertainment for RealNetworks (NASDAQ:RNWK), CEO of Live MicroSystems, Inc., and as a senior executive in both Telecom Operations and Strategy at Cartesian, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRTN). Mr. Stecker began his career working at NeXT Computer.
Stecker received his BA in Political Science and Computer Science from Duke University, and his JD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.
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