VP of Corporate Development
Matt Crowley is a co-founder of Sand 9 where he manages the development of business relationships with external partners. Before helping to found Sand 9, Matt was the Director of the Technology Development Fund at Boston University’s Office of Technology Development. At BU, Matt focused on creating and financing new companies formed to commercialize disruptive technologies developed at the University. In addition to forming new companies, Matt also directed venture capital investments for the University in such companies as A123 Systems, Crossbeam Systems, Microchips, Nitronex and Sandburst. Prior to joining BU, Matt worked at Mars & Co strategy consulting where he advised Fortune 500 companies on operational and strategic issues. Matt is a graduate of Princeton University where he received an interdisciplinary degree in Physics and the Philosophy of Science and also studied Japanese.