Matthew Thompson

Matthew Thompson is currently the Director of Business Development at Capital One in the company’s Digital Consumer Identity Team.� An industry recognized thought leader in digital identity, Matt has spent years in various leadership positions within the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) and currently serves as Chair of the Management Council. In 2010,� Matt co-founded,, an identity management software company recognized as one of the “100 Brilliant Companies” by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2014.A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and Harvard Business School, Matt is a proven business leader, a successful entrepreneur, and a decorated combat veteran. He served as an Army Ranger, completing four deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Matt’s professional experience includes positions at McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs. Matt serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee for the largest homeless veterans support organization in the country. In this capacity, Matt works directly with the CEO on strategic initiatives in the area of preventive services and care for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.Matt and his family reside in Northern Virginia.