Matthew Glickman

Matthew Glickman
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Bio

Matt Glickman (MBA, MA, Education 1993) is the founder and president of Promise Venture Studio, a non-profit organization whose mission is to spur social entrepreneurship in early childhood development. He also advises or serves on the board of several technology startups and nonprofit educational organizations.

Matt has spent the bulk of his career starting and growing companies. He was co-founder and CEO of enterprise software company Merced Systems, and prior to that was co-founder and CEO of BabyCenter, a consumer Internet company that built the leading website for new and expectant parents. In earlier years, Matt has held leadership roles at Intuit, Teach for America and started his career as a consultant at Bain & Company. 

He graduated an Arjay Miller Scholar from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he earned his M.B.A. He holds an M.A. from the Stanford School of Education and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College.

 
 
 
 

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Stanford GSB, 1993
  • MA, Stanford School of Education, 1993
  • BA, Amherst College, 1987

Professional Experience

  • Chairman, NovoEd
  • Board Member, TNTP
  • General Manager, NICE Systems
  • Co-Founder & CEO, Merced Systems
  • Co-Founder & CEO, BabyCenter

Teaching

Degree Courses

2019-20

In the Managerial Skills Labs we examine several common managerial challenges faced by executives. Together with Faculty, students explore these topics using four case examples, each asking students to evaluate a series of situations, develop...

Startup Garage is an intensive hands-on, project-based course, in which students will apply the concepts of design thinking, engineering, finance, business and organizational skills to design and test new business concepts that address real world...

Teams that concluded at the end of the fall quarter that their preliminary product or service and business model suggest a path to viability, continue with the winter quarter course. In this course, the teams develop more elaborate versions of...

2018-19

The average CEO, C-suite manager, or funder, will say that a firm¿s success hinges on hiring and motivating the right people. Therefore, this class aims to examine the people management strategies you might choose from as you build a young firm,...

In the Managerial Skills Labs we examine several common managerial challenges faced by executives. Together with Faculty, students explore these topics using four case examples, each asking students to evaluate a series of situations, develop...

Startup Garage is an intensive hands-on, project-based course, in which students will apply the concepts of design thinking, engineering, finance, business and organizational skills to design and test new business concepts that address real world...

Teams that concluded at the end of the fall quarter that their preliminary product or service and business model suggest a path to viability, continue with the winter quarter course. In this course, the teams develop more elaborate versions of...

2017-18

The average CEO, C-suite manager, or funder, will say that a firm's success hinges on hiring and motivating the right people. Therefore, this class aims to examine the people management strategies you might choose from as you build a young firm,...

In the Managerial Skills Labs we examine several common managerial challenges faced by executives. Together with Faculty, students explore these topics using four case examples, each asking students to evaluate a series of situations, develop...

Startup Garage is an intensive hands-on, project-based course, in which students will apply the concepts of design thinking, engineering, finance, business and organizational skills to design and test new business concepts that address real world...

Teams that concluded at the end of the fall quarter that their preliminary product or service and business model suggest a path to viability, continue with the winter quarter course. In this course, the teams develop more elaborate versions of...

Stanford University Affiliations

In the Media

Insights by Stanford Business

September 20, 2016
How to create a customer-centric venture.