Matt McIlwain

Matt McIlwain is a managing director at Madrona Venture Group where he focuses on a broad range of software and data-driven companies. In addition to Smartsheet, he currently serves on several boards including ExtraHop, Skytap, Qumulo, and Amperity. He was on the boards of Isilon Systems (ISLN acquired by EMC), iConclude (acquired by Opsware/HPE), Farecast (acquired by Microsoft), Turi/Dato (acquired by Apple), Tier3 (acquired by CenturyLink), World Wide Packets (acquired by Ciena), Placed (acquired by Snap), and Apptio (acquired by Vista Equity Partners). He also is a member of the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center Board of Trustees and on the board of the Washington Policy Center. 

Before joining Madrona in 2000, Matt was vice president of business process for the Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). He was previously at McKinsey & Company, concentrating on strategy and marketing in the technology and financial service industries, and worked in investment banking at CSFB. Matt is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.