Matt Karolian

Vice President, Platforms and R&D

Matt Karolian is vice president of platforms and R&D and has held several other positions at The Boston Globe, including director of New Initiatives and director of Audience Engagement. Matt was selected as a 2018 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and studied the impact of AI on news, media and publishing. He now teaches a class focused on the intersection of business, technology and journalism at Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education Journalism Master’s Degree Program. Matt brings a depth of business and strategy experience to from his previous work in the world of advertising, where he managed millions in client business. 

The Manchester, N.H., native graduated from Emerson College with a B.S. in marketing communications.