Matt Bell

Matt Bell

Semi-Finalist Judge

matt-bellMatt Bell is a Principal of Cultivian Sandbox. Matt has over 9 years of technology commercialization and startup experience through his time with the University of Michigan’s Office of Technology Transfer where he was directly involved with the formation activities of over 20 startup companies.

Prior to working at the University, Matt spent over 10 years in the Agriculture industry working for several production Ag supply companies including Growmark Incorporated where he was involved with their highly regarded precision farming services group.

Matt has two degrees from the University of Illinois in Agronomy and a M.B.A. and has spent much of his early career as a professional grain farmer on the family farm that he grew up on in Central Illinois.