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Family, Music, Media, Philanthropy, Sports

Summary

Matt is the Founder and CEO of Irvine, California based PipelineVR, an online marketplace company which he founded in late 2015 to match buyers and sellers of Augmented and Virtual Reality  products and services.  A successful serial entrepreneur, Papish previously formed and ran Campus Networks, in partnership with Barnes & Noble College which serves the valuable college student demographic to brand marketers through digital content shared on campuses and AOL’s Branded Entertainment Group, heading online video strategy for their largest advertising clients. As management consultant to private equity firms, such as Glacis Group, Matt built upon his experience as a dealmaker, investor and operator in the consumer internet, Ecommerce, consumer product, and content  industries. Before that Matt was Executive Vice President of Media and Entertainment Partnerships for Live Universe. His role included web property acquisition, global sponsorship and content creation covering 45 publishers delivering over 100 million unique users. As founder of Pipeline Entertainment, Papish created popular television shows and films such as the syndicated hit “Blind Date,” and “The Fifth Wheel.” Matt exclusively represented the traditional media rights for MySpace, Spark Networks, Yahoo! HotJobs and Classmates.com where he produced 100 episodes of the innovative “Classmates” television series for Fox. Matt’s film credits include “Legally Blondes,” “20 Dates” and “Waiting for Woody” which featured George Clooney and Jennifer Anniston. Matt’s do good nature manifested itself as Chief Business Advisor for the John Templeton Foundation where he headed up digital strategy for Philanthropy Project. Matt is a board director, interim CEO and advisor to technology and media companies and on his off time, enjoys sports, music, and spending time with his family.

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Work experience

Founder and CEO

PipelineVR

Created the vision and strategy behind the first vertical B2B online marketplace for AR/VR products and services. Responsible for overseeing the product from initial fundraise to live release to revenue. The platform is positioned to generate significant revenue in the exploding immersive media industry.

Education

19791983

BS

Ithaca College

Business & Corporate Media