Atom Tickets, Co-Founder & Chairman

Matthew Bakal

Matthew wants more people to see more movies, and he thinks there should be an easier way for the industry to match movie supply with consumer demand. As co-founder and chairman of Atom Tickets, the social movie ticketing app, Matthew focuses on growth strategy and corporate development for the Santa Monica based startup that has raised over $125 million in funding. Matthew has a unique background that includes extensive experience on both the creative and financial sides of the entertainment business. He has worked for Warner Bros., Mandate Pictures, Good Universe, and IBM entertainment consulting. He has structured financial deals that balance creative ambitions with bottom line prudence. Previously at Lionsgate Entertainment, he oversaw day-to-day business development opportunities and strategic initiatives. Matthew holds an AB in English and American Literature from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.