Matt Cynamon is the founder of The Contrarian, a new media company that helps you break through your social media echo chamber by sending you the best, substantive articles that challenge your existing point of view.
Prior to The Contrarian, Matt spent nearly five years at General Assembly. As one of GA's first employees, he had the privilege of playing around in many parts of the business. He started GA's operations in London where he served as the Regional Director for the UK for 2.5 years. He also served as GA's Global Alumni Director where he was responsible for building out programs to support the long term success of GA's 40K person alumni base. After leaving GA, Matt has stayed involved by teaching a monthly class on "How To Get a Job at a Startup", as well as hosting a monthly event series that explores how different industries are changing and what you can do to prepare yourself to stay ahead of the curve.
In addition to The Contrarian, Matt also consults and advises early stage growth startups. Finally, and mostly just for fun, Matt spends the time he has left as a career coach.
How to Land a Job in Tech
The process of landing a job at a startup, what skills employers are most interested in, how to position yourself and a few other tricks of the trade.
The Edge of Innovation
This intimate fireside chat series explores how innovation has changed a wide range of local industries — and where they’re headed next.
How to Get a Job at a Startup
This talk will investigate how job seekers can prepare themselves for success and land a job at a startup where they can learn and grow.
How to Land a Job at a Startup!
Come and learn insider tips on how to get in the door of a growth-stage company!
Assembled Education: Are you ready for the future?
“Are you ready for the future?” Join us for a full day of talks, panels, and networking dedicated to discussing the promotion, advancement and future of education.
GA + 500 Startups Accelerator Prep Program Evening Info Session
Learn More About General Assembly + 500 Startup's Upcoming Accelerator Prep Program
GA + StartUp Britain Present: Landing a Job at a Startup
In this free breakfast, we'll introduce interested students to what it takes to launch a career in a startup.
GA + 500 Startups Accelerator Prep Program Morning Info Session
Learn more about the upcoming Accelerator Prep Program with GA + 500 Startups
GA and UP Global Present Mentor-preneurship: Finding and Being a Mentor
Reinventing the wheel is never necessary: whether you're serving as a mentor or looking for one, it's all been done before. Come here from mentors and mentees on mentorship!