Current role: Speaker
Past roles: poster presenter and volunteer
Matt Arnold is the co-founder and Chief Catalyst at Spark Consulting Group. He has over 25 years of experience leading mission-critical projects for some of the world’s top brands. Matt has built and led multiple design teams focused on improving organizational effectiveness and business outcomes.
He holds a BA in Communication Studies from The University of Iowa and an MS from Illinois State University. His research focused on computer-augmented group decision-making. Matt is a Certified Usability Analyst (CUA) and Certified Experience Analyst (CXA) through Human Factors International. He earned his product management certification from the Pragmatic Institute. Additionally, Matt has in-depth design training from The Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute of Design and is a trained Strategic Doing™ practitioner, trained by Purdue’s Agile Strategy Lab.