Matt Porzio joined Intralinks in 2003. As SVP Marketing & Strategic Business Development, he is responsible for managing and driving the strategic direction for Intralinks Dealspace including virtual data room and full deal lifecycle solutions for the M&A, Private Equity, Advisory, Corporate Development and Restructuring communities. Before joining Intralinks, he was a senior associate at Metzler, a German advisory firm, focused on cross-border M&A transactions. Prior to Metzler, Matt served as an analyst and associate in Equity Capital Markets and Business Services Investment Banking groups at First Union Securities (later Wachovia). Matt holds a Bachelor's degree from Colgate University. Matt is widely recognized as a leading authority on M&A trends and technology. He has appeared on CNBC and Fox Business television broadcasts and been quoted in several national and international publications including: American Lawyer, The Australian, Australian Financial Review, Bloomberg News, The Boston Globe, The Deal, The Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Globe and Mail, Investment Dealer’s Digest, Mergermarket, The New York Times, and Valor Economico. He has spoken at numerous industry conferences and events around the globe.