Chief Executive Officer
Matthew George is the CEO of Merlin Labs, an aerospace startup co-located in Boston, Los Angeles, and New Zealand. Merlin is the leading developer of autonomous flight technology for fixed-wing aircraft. Backed by a number of institutional venture capital firms including Google Ventures, First Round, Snowpoint, and Baillie Gifford, Merlin recently raised $105m Series B and also has a partnership with the United States Air Force to bring autonomy to the service’s C-130J. Before Merlin, Matt was the CEO of two venture backed startups. Outside of startups, Matt has served in a number of community roles including being the technology chair for Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid. Matt has a B.A. in Biology from Middlebury College, and lives in Boston with his wife Dana, their son Finn, and their dog Madeleine.
Air Cargo Tech Summit 2023 will provide two days of discussions, panel conversations and networking events with experts in the airfreight industry. Some topics to be addressed include digital booking, innovations in ground handling and warehousing, digital records, drones and more.