Matthew M. Nordan
Matthew Nordan is a vice president at Venrock, a premier venture capital firm originally established as the venture arm of the Rockefeller family. He focuses on breakthrough energy, environmental, and materials technologies from the firm’s Cambridge, MA office. Prior to Venrock, Matthew was president of Lux Research, an advisory services firm for science-driven innovation that he co-founded in 2004; earlier, he held a variety of senior management positions at emerging technology advisor Forrester Research in the U.S. and Europe. Matthew has testified before the U.S. Congress four times on emerging technology issues, advised the Committee to Review the National Nanotechnology Initiative of the National Academies, and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies. A regular speaker at technology conferences, Matthew’s views have been cited by news outlets including CNBC, ABC News, The Economist, Forbes, and Newsweek. Matthew is a summa cum laude graduate of Yale University.