MBA Univ. of Edinburgh, Fellow MIT, Fellow ASAE
Former Executive Director IEEE Foundation,
Former CEO ISACA, Former CEO Biomedical Engineering Society
Mr. Matt Loeb is an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School and is a distinguished MIT Fellow, at its Centre for Information Systems Research.
Matt Loeb has served in CEO and senior executive leadership roles in the non-profit, technology, biomedical, chemical process, and information industries. His broad range of professional experience includes strategy, acquisitions, public affairs, global operations, and product development. Mr. Loeb spent 20 years as a C-level executive with the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), including 5 years as Executive Director of the IEEE Foundation. He then served as CEO of ISACA (Information Systems and Control Association), a business technology organization focused on risk, audit, information security and data governance, where he led a comprehensive transformation delivering 78% growth during his 4 ½ year tenure. Most recently, Mr. Loeb completed his term as CEO of the Biomedical Engineering Society, repositioning the organization to pursue growth opportunities.
Mr. Loeb is currently CEO and Principal of Optimal Performance Seekers, LLC, which provides board and executive advisory services to companies ranging from start-ups to long-established businesses in need of transformational growth or turnaround.
Mr. Loeb serves as a board director and /or advisor to several public, private, and non-profit organizations, inclusive of roles on audit, governance, and nominations committees. His current board appointments include Bubblr (OTC), Crosswalk, Excelsior College, and the Centre for Cyber Safety and Education. He is also past Non-Executive Chair of the CMMI Institute and former advisor to Knimbus Online Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Loeb is Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information and Technology (CGEIT) and a Certified Association Executive (CAE). He is a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives, and a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), having been recognized as one of the top 100 Board Directors in the U.S. in 2016.
Mr. Loeb holds a patent for the industry’s first enterprise-wide cybersecurity assessment providing assurance to Boards and C-Suites by measuring resilience against cyber-attacks.