Matt Kennedy is the founder and managing partner of Converge. Previously, Kennedy served in senior roles in the Obama Administration at the Department of Commerce, Department of the Treasury, and the White House. As the director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships at Commerce, he worked closely with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and Export-Import Bank of the United States to develop innovative public-private partnerships with leading trade organizations and several Fortune 500 businesses. Kennedy graduated from Stanford University with a BS in management science and engineering and holds an MBA. from Harvard University. He sits on the board of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation.