Matt Rogers is the founder of Incite.org, a values-based investor that provides catalytic capital and guidance for world-positive start-ups, nonprofits, and activists. Matt is also the co-founder of Nest, where he built the team that created the first machine learning thermostat and the leading brand for the connected home. Matt is a builder at heart. Prior to Nest, Matt started his career at Apple, building the software team for 10 generations of the iPod.
He was one of the first engineers on the original iPhone and was involved in the development of 5 iPhone generations, and the first iPad. Matt earned bachelors and masters degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. Together with his wife Swati Mylavarapu, he started Incite.org with the mission to empower teams with great ideas that solve important, underinvested-in challenges. Matt leads Incite.org’s investments in climate solutions as well as nonprofits and advocacy groups advancing climate policy.