Matt Warshaw leads strategic partnerships for the IBM Center for The Business of Government and will also lead ecosystem outreach for the IBM Client Center in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining the Centers, Matt led market, buyer, and competitive research related to the government industry and IBM Consulting. Matt’s research covered topics ranging from the government cloud market to segment-specific analyses focused on Defense and Intelligence and the US Federal Customer Experience markets. Additionally, Matt authored the Government and Education Market View twice per year, highlighting new trends relevant to government-facing sellers and consultants. Matt’s work informed senior executive decision-making and was also featured in the Government Jumpstart program.
Prior to joining IBM, Matt worked as a political appointee in the Obama Administration. He managed special projects as a Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Commerce. He then served as Defense Fellow at the Department of Defense, working in several policy and communication roles, including in the Secretary of Defense’s cyber policy and White House Liaison offices.
After serving in the Obama Administration, Matt consulted with the Department of Defense to develop a new cybersecurity training program and with the Veterans Benefits Administration, conducting business process improvement. While in business school, Matt worked with Dell Technologies as an MBA Intern with the Federal Field Marketing team where he authored a new government POV.
In 2020, Matt volunteered on the Biden-Harris campaign, advising the campaign on federal personnel and IT policy. Matt also worked with the Biden-Harris Transition’s Volunteer Interview Corp, interviewing political appointee candidates for roles across the US government agencies.
In 2018, as a second year MBA student, Matt was named to Poets & Quants “Best and Brightest” list.
Matt earned a BA in Government from Colby College and an MBA and MS from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.