Matthew Beebe is a design expert whose career spans projects across the technology industry. He holds considerable experience in design research, strategy, and planning. Today, Beebe works as Director of User Experience at Reputation.com, Inc., a Redwood City, California-based company dedicated to helping clients manage digital information and online privacy.
Prior to joining Reputation.com, Matthew Beebe spent nearly two years at RockMelt, Inc., the maker of an innovative Web browser. Beebe served as the Principal Designer at RockMelt, where he oversaw the appearance and behavior of the platform across Mac, Windows, and mobile phones. He worked alongside the CEO of the company to refine the product’s definition and create a blueprint for it, then led a team of designers through the execution of the platform.
Matthew Beebe earned an undergraduate degree in graphic design in 1997 from the University of Cincinnati, where he made the Dean’s list and served as a Class Representative for the college tribunal. He went on to earn a Master of Design from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute of Design in 2001. While at IIT, Beebe created ViaChicago, an incentive-based program designed to reduce behaviors that contribute to traffic congestion in the Chicagoland area. He went on to work for IDEO, an award-winning international design consultancy, and Palm, Inc., the maker of the Palm Pre.