Matthew (Matt) Gardner Fuller is a Partner at Geodesic Capital and manages Investor Relations. Previously, Matthew was an American diplomat for eight years, serving his final tour at the White House on the National Security Council where he covered Jordan. Previous postings included Tokyo and Jerusalem. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Matt served in Baghdad as Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) Administrator L. Paul Bremer’s Special Assistant from 2003 to 2004. Other diplomatic posts in Washington included service as Special Assistant to the Secretary of State’s Iraq Advisor in 2005 and later, head of the Jordan Desk in the Office of Near East Affairs at the State Department. Prior to his diplomatic service, Matthew worked at the United Nations in Geneva where he developed training programs for diplomats and worked as an English teacher in rural Japan (Aichi Prefecture) on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program for two years.
Matt holds a Masters degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and an undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University. He speaks conversational Spanish, Japanese, and Hebrew. Matt has a collection of over 250 pairs of sneakers from around the world and is our “semi-pro” Karaoke singer.