Matt is a food fanatic, a computer scientist, and an entrepreneur, Matt’s worlds are happily colliding in the Food + Future coLAB. As Managing Director at IDEO coLAB, Matt is responsible for leading day-to-day efforts, specifically design and exploration, and helping teams create prototypes of new ventures. The Food + Future coLAB is a collaboration between Target, IDEO, and MIT Media Lab to explore new technologies and create new ventures that will tackle major food-related challenges on the horizon.
Mario is the CEO and co-founder of Oscar, a health insurance start-up that is using technology, design, and data to help humanize and simplify healthcare. Previously, he co-founded the largest social gaming company in Latin America, where he led the company's analytics and game design practices. At Bridgewater Associates, Mario developed analytical trading models as a Senior Investment Associate. Prior to Bridgewater, he worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company in Europe, the U.S. and Brazil. As a visiting scholar at Stanford University, Mario wrote and co-authored 10 computer science publications, including one of the most-cited computer science papers published in the past decade, in which he developed an algorithm to securely compute trust in randomized networks. He holds a degree in computer science with highest distinction from the University of Hannover in Germany and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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