A former Global Creative Director at Nike, award-winning designer MATTHEW RHOADES is the founder of the design strategy agency MatteLab, a partner at Agora Ventures, and an adjunct professor/public speaker. Throughout his two decades as a professional designer and strategist, Matt has acquired numerous honors, including 40-plus patents, products with a combined six world records, and multiple global design awards such as an IDEA Gold Metal, Newsweek “Product of the Year” for a Disney boom box design, and the Trek Y-Bike, which was named “third most influential mountain bike of all time.”