An accomplished entrepreneur, Matthew Stoudt has a strong track record of building innovative businesses. Matthew is currently the co-founder and CEO of appliedVR. appliedVR’s mission is to drive positive behavior by leveraging the unique properties of VR. The company is initially focused on the health care market and has rapidly become the leading medical VR platform delivering validated therapeutic VR content to health care providers in the US and internationally.
Prior to founding appliedVR, Matthew founded and built Outcast Media into the largest digital video platform at gas stations across the US. Matthew sold the business to Verifone in 2014. Matthew was also an EIR at McDonald’s Corporation where he successfully launched multiple businesses including an in-restaurant digital video network and a ready-to-heat meal solution in grocery stores across the US. Matthew began his professional career in finance, raising over $1 billion in capital for high growth companies while at DLJ and investing in high growth companies while at Triumph Capital Group.
Matthew is an avid explorer, having traveled to over 100 countries as part of his mission to visit every country in the world, and is a die-hard pilot, scuba diver and rock climber.
Matthew earned his MBA at Kellogg Graduate School of Business and his BA at Northwestern University.