Matthew Forti is the U.S. Managing Director of One Acre Fund, which supplies the tools and financing for over 400,000 African smallholder farmers to eradicate chronic hunger in their families. Matt played an instrumental role in One Acre Fund’s founding, helping to raise the seed capital to launch the organization and then becoming its first Board Chair. He is now Vice Chair of the governing board and helps coordinate the organization’s global operations, including partnership and business development, corporate finance, and monitoring & evaluation. Prior to joining One Acre Fund’s staff, Matt was a Manager and Co-head of the Performance Measurement Practice at the Bridgespan Group. Matt received an MBA with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management and graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University with a BA in economics and sociology.