Matt Michelsen built his twenty-five-year career in technology and venture capital by applying skills he learned in the U.S. Military. Matt has a proven track record of uniting global investors, Fortune 1000 executives, and venture capitalists around unique opportunities. As founder or advisor, his enviable portfolio includes some of the most notable and sought-after companies and venture firms worldwide. Along the way, he has been an early investor in seventeen companies across the technology, intelligence, and consumer sectors—each with billion-dollar outcomes. As the Executive Chairman of Curative, Matt responded to the emergent coronavirus pandemic in 2020 by supporting a little-known COVID-19 detection company into the massive test provider it is today. On the ground or the phone, Matt masterfully solves tough problems with his team at Gothams every day.