Matt Kerns

Principal and Head of Strategy Team

Matt’s mission is to help leaders define the impact they want to make in the world and build high-performing, creative, and joyful teams that deliver meaningful change. In this pursuit, he has partnered with clients like AARP, Cognizant, Harry’s, IBM, Nike, and Starbucks.

Prior to joining SYPartners, Matt worked alongside business and government leaders in Washington, D.C. to address pressing climate and economic needs through renewable energy and energy efficiency legislation. This brought him to IDEO, where Matt helped open innovation communities use human-centered design to tackle some of the world’s most complex challenges.

He holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado College.