Matt Wallaert is an accomplished executive and expert in applying behavioral science to real-world problems. After spending almost 20 years in academia, Matt has built his career as an executive leader in startups to Fortune 500 companies, providing practical solutions to complex problems. Currently, he is the Executive Director of Behavioral Science at frog, focusing on helping organizations develop their own applied behavioral science capabilities.
Matt has authored several books and research reports, including Start at the End and MediocreWhiteMen. He has given hundreds of talks and speeches at various conferences, from the United Nations to SXSW, which illustrate how to build products and services that influence human behavior. Matt's side projects concentrate on creating greater equality in the world through initiatives like GetRaised, which has helped underpaid women receive salary increases totaling over $3.6 billion.
Matt's educational journey began as an International Baccalaureate student at Li Po Chun United World College, followed by a BA in Psychology and Education from Swarthmore College, and a PhD in Psychology from Cornell University. Throughout his career, he held multiple notable positions such as Chief Behavioral Officer at Clover Health and Director of Microsoft Ventures and Behavioral Science, among others.