THE 2023 HUMANS TO MARS SUMMIT
May 16-18, 2023
The National Academy of Sciences Building
Matt Gohd is the Chief Executive Officer of ZERO-G with responsibility for the overall management of the business, communications with the board and stakeholders, fundraising, high-level sales and marketing, and strategic partnerships.
Matt has been in the securities industry for over 40 years, involved in over 50 IPOs, mergers, restructurings, and acquisitions generating billions of dollars of shareholder value. He was co-chairman of Bluestone Capital and the Principal Managing Director of Pali Capital. He also served in the role of Chief Market Strategist, advising billion-dollar investment funds on sophisticated options and market strategies.
As a finance expert, Matt has often been interviewed by news organizations such as the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, CNBC, and CNN. Previously, Matt served as Chairman of the Executive Committee for Ediets.com, a pioneer in the marketing of an online subscription diet solution. He originated and completed the financing for Ediets.com and the sale of the majority stake in the company at a price of more than 600% of the original investor price.
He has been involved in complex restructuring and participated as a board member in several public companies. He is currently serving as the founder of MAG Strategic Advisory using his decades of experience in almost all facets of the finance industry to help companies and investors solve complex problems and facilitate optimal decision making. MAG’s clients include Family Offices Funds and Emerging Growth Companies.
Matt Gohd is a founding board member of the Starlight Children’s Foundation in New York City. Since 1985, the foundation has provided education, entertainment, and support to children with serious illnesses and their families. Gohd has also served as the co-chair for the annual dinner at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in New York.
Along with parents from Parkland, Florida, Matt launched and served as CEO of Famsvarpac.org to change Federal laws on Military type Weapons. Matt attended California State University, Hayward, where he studied Statistics and Accounting and completed the UCLA Anderson School program on Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions. He is involved in various political causes and has had close ties to a President, a Vice president, and many members of Congress. Matt Gohd held series 7, 24, 63, and 79 licenses. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, golf, biking, and any activities in or on the water. He also likes spending time with his Portuguese Water Dog, Izzy.