Matt Hermann actively leads Ascension Venture’s overall investing efforts and has held board member or observer roles at several AV portfolio companies. Before joining AV in 2001, he served as vice president with Atlantic Medical, a New York-based healthcare venture capital management company. Prior to that, Matt served in financial management roles at two publicly traded healthcare companies, Nutrition 21, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and worked at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City. He holds a BS in Engineering from Tufts University, and an MBA in Finance from New York University, Leonard N. Stern Graduate School of Business. In his free time, Matt enjoys participating in sports like basketball and tennis, spending time with his family, and eating at restaurants with amazing food at reasonable prices.