Mr. Matthew Pierson is a Co-Founder & serves as Managing Partner at 10X Venture Partners. Mr. Matthew Pierson serves as Managing Director & Head of Defense and Security at Dunn Rush & Co. He joined Dunn Rush & Co. upon its formation in 2009 and serves as Managing Director and head of the firm's Defense & Security efforts. Mr. Pierson brings with him ten years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, focused in the areas of defense, technology and advanced manufacturing. He has a special interest in New Hampshire-based companies and the needs of entrepreneurs who have invested their lives in their business. Prior to joining Dunn Rush, Mr. Pierson spent twenty years as a senior executive in technology-oriented businesses. He co-founded DTC Communications, growing it to $30 million in revenue before the company was acquired by Cobham for $48 million. He also co-founded JitterGram, which was acquired by the Meltwater Group in 2011.