Matt Gabor

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Matt is a media maker and software developer. This unique combination of skills has led him along a diverse and often unexpected career path. 

Since 2009, Matt has been thrilled to be the Director of New Media for the Coolidge Corner Theatre, where he gets to use both the technical and creative sides of his brain. Over his years with the Coolidge, Matt has been responsible for managing all non-projection technology for the entire organization and has done extensive custom software development, data analysis, operational consulting, and project management. His recent work on CinemaTec -- a technology-based educational tool that uses film as a portal into humanities content -- is particularly exciting and an exceptional fit for his skills.

Matt is also the co-founder of Two Kazoos, a media company that produces educational content for children. With Two Kazoos, Matt has produced and directed for Sesame Workshop's Emmy Award winning television show, The Electric Company; produced videos for Sesame Street and HBO; developed printed materials, and web-based technology used by Sesame Workshop as educational resources in classrooms and community centers; and developed innovative, web-based software, for building vocabulary skills. 

Matt has also served as an independent technology consultant for several organizations, including MIT's Media Lab, PBS, Sesame Workshop, 2020 Women on Boards, and Hannah Street Consulting. From 2001-2008, Matt lived in Chicago where he served as Chief Software Architect for OpenMake Software and helped build the small, home-based startup into an internationally recognized leader in software build management technology. While Matt was with the company, OpenMake Software received the prestigious Jolt Product Excellence Award and was included in SD Times top 100 software products.  Matt has taught and presented at numerous conferences, including Java World, Microsoft TechEd, and IBM Software Conference. He has also been published in several prominent technology magazines, such as Java Developer's Journal, Doctor Dobb's Journal and SD Times. 

When not making children's media or writing software, Matt works diligently to advocate for quality public education in Providence, RI, where he lives with his wife and two boys.