Mr. Matthew Sonsini serves as Chief Executive Officer & Member of the Governance Board at The Sobrato Organization. Mr. Sonsini serves as Trustee at Sobrato Family Foundation. He is also the founder and General Partner of Cornice Ventures, a private equity firm pursuing early-stage investments in technology companies. Matt has more than 20 years of experience in advising technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and private equity firms that finance them. Matt's areas of expertise include public and private financings, mergers & acquisitions, corporate formation, and board governance. Prior to joining TSO in 2008, Matt was a partner at the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC, where he served on the policy, nominating, and recruiting committees. He began his career at the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Matt taught securities law for several years at Boalt Hall School of Law and is the former Chairman of the American Bar Association's Sub-Committee on Venture Capital Documents. Matt graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1988 and earned his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at UC Berkeley. He and his wife Lisa live with their three children in Menlo Park, California. He also serves as Secretary at Sobrato Family Foundation.