Matt Watson

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

NYSTAR

Biography

Matt Watson has extensive experience in organizational management, program development, policy, and advocacy. His twenty-year career includes senior and executive roles in the public and private sectors.

Currently, he serves as the Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Empire State Developmentā€™s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (ESD/NYSTAR), the state economic development division responsible for advancing science, technology, and innovation in support of industry growth and competitiveness.