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Roger Matus

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Vice President of Products and Markets, Neurala and Mentor, Techstars. Boston grad.

Vice President of Products and Markets, Neurala and Mentor, Techstars. Boston grad.

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10 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Marketing
  • Product
  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part time now, full time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Marketing
  • • Product
  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising

Involved In

Founder

InBoxer
Nellymoser
Neurala
InBoxer

Advisor

Techstars

Positions

Vice President of Products and Markets Neurala August 2013 - present
Mentor Techstars January 2013 - present
Executive Vice President (Marketing) Nellymoser September 2010 - December 2012
Really Cool New Stuff Really Cool New Stuff 1995 - 2012
Founder and CEO InBoxer May 2003 - June 2010
VP of Really Cool New Stuff iBasis September 2000 - May 2002
VP New Products and technologies Dragon Systems April 1995 - June 2000

Education

Boston University Engineering 1987 - 1989
Syracuse University Journalism and Political Science
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business Marketing and Statistics

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Data Science
Markets of Interest
  • • Robotics
  • • Video
  • • Social Impact
  • • Mobile
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Advertising

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Product management • Marketing Strategy • Mobile marketing • Product Marketing • Telecommunications

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Erik Molander
Executive in Residence, ITEC at Boston University and Managing Director, Mentor Capital Partners LLC.
Roger has the rare ability to both provide tactical and strategic advice on go to market strategy.
Judith Hurwitz
They're my friends  •  President & CEO, Hurwitz & Associates LLC and President & CEO, Hurwitz & Associates LLC. Boston grad. Boston grad.
He is looks for great ideas in markets that are emerging. He is a good listener and takes fast action
Jordan Cohen
We worked together  •  Expert witness, speech and language technology and mobile devices, Spelamode and co-CTO, Kextil.
Roger is very skilled at understanding markets and customers.
Sean True
We worked together  •  Principal Software Engineer, Semantic Machines. Previously Developer, Ab Initio Software. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Roger has a track record working with bringing laboratory grade technologies into commercial success, as both a founder and a member of larg ... er management teams.
Tripp Micou
We worked together  •  Founder, CEO, Practical Computer Applications. Previously Release Engineer, Digital Equipment BCFI AB.
Roger has founded and/or helped start and run multiple successful companies. He has a breadth of knowledge and business experience along ... with technical know-how that would help any company grow.
Greg Arnette
We worked together  •  Founder and CTO, Sonian and Partner, CONCEPT G.
Roger has a great knack for identifying entrepreneurial ideas and taking action to bring them to market. Roger would be a great co-founder a ... nd mentor for a startup team.
Richard Burke
They're my friends  •  ABS Professor of Naval Architecture & Mariine Engineering, Maritime College, State University of New York.
When Roger sees a new technology, he sees opportunities for products that do not yet exist. He sees what others don't see.
Christina Inge
They're my friends  •  Adjunct Instructor, Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts (CDIA).
Roger is very creative, intelligent, and has strong emotional intelligence, with an ability to connect with people across all kinds of job f ... unctions and industries
Renee Blodgett
We worked together  •  Founder, CoFounder, Go-to-Market Strategy, Communications Strategy, Product/Co Launch Maestro, Messaging Guru,Content Creation, Partnerships
Roger and I worked together at Dragon Systems, unveiling the world's first continuous dictation product to the market. Through him, I learne ... d about unique go to market strategies and the power of data in the process. We had to be resilient in this launch and entire process and he has a boat load of that, an essential ingredient for any entrepreneur. He's also witty, persuasive, has experience raising money, great at new business development and partnerships and of course strategic corporate and product marketing.
Howard Morgan
We worked together  •  Member Board of Directors, Fab.com and Director, Gust. University of Pennsylvania grad. Cornell grad.
ROger has been a great entrepreneur several times, and is driven to continue doing it.

Renee Blodgett
We worked together  •  Founder, CoFounder, Go-to-Market Strategy, Communications Strategy, Product/Co Launch Maestro, Messaging Guru,Content Creation, Partnerships
Renee and I worked together for more than five years. She is an outstanding professional with great instincts, great connections, and tremen ... dous energy. She is innovative in how she approaches problems and somehow gets everyone to follow her lead. I recommend her highly.

Sean True
Principal Software Engineer, Semantic Machines. Previously Developer, Ab Initio Software. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Sean has the rare ability to really understand the customer need and match it to building products that use leading technology. Customers l ... ove to work with him because he truly "gets it" by putting himself in their shoes. Sean is ethical and hard driven. I recommend without hesitation.