Matthew George is the CEO of Merlin Labs, an aerospace startup co-located in Boston and Los Angeles. Merlin develops autonomous systems for large aerial platforms, and is backed by a number of institutional venture capital firms including Google Ventures, First Round, and Floodgate. Before Apollo, Matt was the CEO of two venture backed startups. Outside of startups, Matt has served in a number of community roles including being the technology chair for Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid. Matt has a B.A in Biology from Middlebury College, and lives in Boston with his wife Dana and their dog Madeleine.