Matthew DeVoe is a Partner at Ascendant Industries, a middle-market investment firm focused on defense, industrials, manufacturing and cyber security. At Ascendant, he serves on the investment committee and plays a key role in devising strategies which enhance the operational efficiencies of portfolio companies.
An established media and technology executive, and entrepreneur, Matt has 18 years of experience managing global business units, within the media landscape. With extensive experience and connections at the highest level of global media and entertainment, Matt brings unique access to information and insights into trends few possess.
An active investor, Matt is a Founding Partner at Ascendant Industries, a holding company investing across the industrials, defense, cyber, digital enterprise and professional advisory space. He additionally runs, single family office DeVoe Capital, working closely with portfolio companies across the media, tech, education, aviation, and real estate industries.
Matthew served as an executive at both News Corporation and 21st Century Fox, managing a portfolio of assets globally, running $3bn in contracts, managing global logistics and working on special projects for the C-Suite. He frequently advised business unit leaders in North America, Asia, Australia and Europe to define strategic financial sourcing goals and objectives.
His business unit oversight included: Fox News, Fox Sports, 20th Century Fox Film, New York Post, Harper Collins, Blue Sky Studios, BSkyB, News International, Sky Italia, SkyGermany, News Limited Australia, StarTV, Wall Street Journal & Dow Jones, and News Corporation Government Relations Bureau.
An accomplished entrepreneur, he founded and sold Limitless Media, a technology company focused on bringing efficiency and scale of the product placement space, with lines of business in content, consumer products, and technology.
Matthew has a B.S. in Business Administration from Binghamton University and played for the Men’s Division 1 Basketball team.