Matthew Kraft joined Social Solutions Global in September, 2015. Matt presently serves as the Vice President of Engineering. In this role, Matt manages SSG’s Award-Winning Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) Engineering Team. Prior to this, Matt served as the Vice President of Technology for StraighterLine, Inc, the leading provider of alternative credit pathways for degree completion. In this role, Matt was responsible for the company’s Technology Platform & Team for three years (2012-2015.) Prior to joining StraighterLine in 2012, Matt served as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Crawford Media Services, Inc in Atlanta, GA from 2010-2012.
Prior to Crawford, Matt served as a Sr. Manager of Technology for the Advertising.com Group at Aol (now Verizon, Inc.) Matt’s Team directly managed the Affiliate and Lead Generation Platform, responsible for delivering over $500M in revenues from 2006-2010. From 1999-2006, Matt served in various Engineering capacities within the Web.com Group. Most recently, Matt managed the Business Systems Group. Through this work, Matt successfully transitioned the Backoffice Systems from the company’s split with Peer1 Networks, Inc and headed-up the company’s Enterprise Distribution Partnership & CRM Technology Initiatives.
Prior to 1999, Matt served in various capacities for J/K Foods, Inc. and its Affiliates in North Dakota. In 2012, Matt successfully merged J/K Foods with an entity primarily controlled by Coborn’s, Inc. of St. Cloud, MN.
Matt attended the University of Washington. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia State University in 2005 with a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration, Management.