Matt Artz: Anthropologist, Entrepreneur & Product LeaderAbout Matt Artz

Matt Artz is an anthropologist, designer, and technologist specializing in AI product development. He is the founder of Azimuth Labs, host of the Anthropology in Business and Anthro to UX podcasts, and co-editor of EmTech Anthropology and the forthcoming Anthropology and AI. His work has been featured on TED, UNESCO, South by Southwest, and Apple’s Planet of the Apps.

Throughout his career, Matt has directed new product development projects for Fortune 10 companies and venture-funded startups, and has filed two patents: US Patent App. 11/650,010 for a Rapid Gel Electrophoresis System and US Patent App. US17/401,166 for a Gamified Participatory Recommender System.

Besides his industry accomplishments, Matt enriches the academic world as an adjunct marketing professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and as a guest lecturer at prestigious institutions like Columbia University, New York University, and Clemson University.

Matt is a sought-after speaker and thought leader who engages international audiences through conferences and podcasts. He has delivered captivating presentations at SXSW, TEDx, and the Global Business Anthropology Summit, inspiring industry professionals across many disciplines.

Through his internationally popular podcasts,  Anthropology in Business and Anthro to UX, Matt demonstrates the transformative power of anthropology in deciphering consumer behavior, driving product innovation, and crafting sustainable business strategies.

Matt holds an MS in Applied Anthropology from the University of North Texas (2018) and three degrees from Marywood University: an MBA in Finance and Management Information Systems (2008), a BS in Biotechnology (2008), and a BBA in Computer Information Systems (2006).

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