Matt Moog, Speaker

Matt Moog, CEO of PowerReviews, is a seasoned speaker and storyteller. With more than 20 years of experience scaling technology companies, Matt has a deep passion for transformative technologies and entrepreneurship.

He founded Viewpoints, the predecessor of PowerReviews; Built In, a digital network of communities for technology entrepreneurs; and Wavetable Labs, a digital business incubator. Matt is also an active angel investor with the Firestarter Fund. Having launched several startups, hired hundreds of employees and raised over $200 million in outside investment, Matt understands how to succeed as an entrepreneur, investor and CEO.

In addition to being a serial entrepreneur, Matt has served as an executive board member of the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and on the board of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) from 2005-2006 and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) from 2004-2006. At PowerReviews, Matt’s current focus is helping brands and retailers leverage technology to enhance the customer experience, enable transparency and accountability to the benefit of consumers and businesses alike.

Matt has been featured as an expert in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune and Fortune Magazine and appeared on CNBC, Fox News, CNN and other networks to discuss his insights about the future of digital media.

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With his wealth of experience, Matt’s speaking sessions are specifically tailored to their audience, whether it is 15 retail executives or 5,000 early tech adopters.

If you’re interested in booking Matt, please contact for availability.

Matt’s Speaking Experience

  • Chicago Coder Conference 2016 Keynote: Realizing the Potential of the Chicago Technology Community and Ecosystem”
  • IRCE 2015: “How to Mine Negative Reviews For Positive Results”
  • iMedia Commerce Summit: “User Generated Content: Strategies for Driving Sales Online and In-Store”
  • Social Media Week 2014 Keynote: “How Transparency and Authenticity Will Change Your Life and Business”
  • Channel IQ Compass 2014 Keynote: “User Generated Content: Engaging Loyal Customers and Strengthening the Retail Channel”
  • Shop.Org 2013: “Spotlight on Startups: How to Be the Next Retail Game Changer”
  • Forrester Interactive Marketing Summit 2012: “The Importance of Trust and Authenticity in the Age of Social and Mobile”
  • Techweek 2011 Keynote: “10 Principles for Using Social Platforms to Build Communities”
  • LoyaltyLab Conference 2010: “How to Build and Leverage a Social Loyalty Program”
  • MeasureUp: Social Media Value & Measurement Summit 2010: “Does Engagement Equal ROI?”
  • Social Media Week 2014 Keynote –


  • Tech 50, Crain’s Chicago Business (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Executive Board Member, Word of Mouth Marketing Association
  • Board Member, Interactive Advertising Bureau (2004-2006)
  • Board Member, Direct Marketing Association (2005-2006)
  • 40 Under 40, Crain’s Chicago Business (2005)
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Nominee (2004)

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