Matt is the grandson of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame nominee and former GM of the NY Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds, Gabe Paul. He is the son of Jennie Paul, who also worked in sports as a reporter with Bryant Gumbel. Originally form Maryland, Matt has lived all over including Connecticut and New York for school. Coming form a family with a sports background, Matt took up interest in Ice Hockey. While off the ice, Matt spent most of his time figuring out what made things work and eventually decided to study Computer Science, Information Technology and Entrepreneurship at RIT in 2007. Previously, Matt was a software engineer at Apple, co founded several companies including Sidestep and paid his way through college with his consulting firm, Rockadoo
You can read some of Matt's writings on his blog.