Matt Barrie is Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, the world’s largest micro-outsourcing website with over 1 million registered professionals from 234 countries & regions of the world. Through Freelancer.com, small businesses can quickly and cost effectively hire just about any skill set – on demand 24×7×365.
Matt is a technology entrepreneur with experience building and operating companies from concept to supplying global market leaders in network equipment, hardware, software, web services, semiconductors, telecommunications and network security. Previously he was founder and CEO of Sensory Networks Inc, the leading developer of OEM high performance network security processors, and prior to this cofounder of Dilithium Networks Inc, the global leader in converged video solutions for mobile and broadband networks with over 60% market share in media gateways in the telecoms market. Matt has first class honours in Engineering and Science, and a MSEE from Stanford University, California. For the last eight years Matt has also been an external lecturer at the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney. He is the co-author of over 20 US patent applications. In 2006, he was awarded the State Pearcey Award for contribution to the IT&T industry.