Matthew Luckett was a Baker Scholar at Georgetown University where he graduated with honors. He holds a bachelor of arts in American Studies with a minor in Japanese. Mr. Luckett was a principal and equity research analyst at SoundView Technology Group, where he was named to the Wall Street Journal “Best on the Street” analyst team. He successfully participated in multiple software financings and helped to generate more than $20 million in commission and trading fees. Luckett began his career as an industry analyst at Gartner Group, where he helped launch several successful research practices, advising Fortune 500 enterprises on software licensing and pricing issues, as well as tracking emerging software companies. He joined Balestra Capital in 2004 after working in the venture capital and operating company arena for the previous three years.