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Matthew Christensen

Board Director

Matthew Christensen, co-founder and CEO of Rose Park Advisors, a highly successful alternative asset manager, specializes in helping leaders in every sector build disruptive innovation into their corporate ecosystems so they can systematically identify and act on opportunities regardless of market conditions or competitive threats. Prior to starting his own company, Christensen honed his consulting skills at Innosight, a firm that helps companies deal with the challenges of disruptive change. He sits on the boards of several client companies, including CircleUp, BioLite, EZTable and Coupang, the largest e-commerce company in Korea. Before he earned a master’s degree at Harvard Business School, Matthew graduated from Duke University with bachelor’s degrees in economics and in civil engineering, with an emphasis on structural engineering. 

Matthew has been a valued CircleUp Board Director since 2011. When he’s not working, he can be found playing with his seven children or serving in his church.