Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances, News Corp
Matt Goldberg is the global head of mergers and acquisitions and strategic alliances at News Corp. Prior to that he served as QVC’s senior vice president of corporate development, responsible for driving global expansion for the $9 billion multichannel retail organization by entering new markets, making acquisitions and investments, establishing strategic alliances, exploring new industry segments, reaching new audiences or offering new products and services.
Previously, Matt served in a number of leadership positions in media and technology, most recently as CEO at Lonely Planet, where he focused on the transformation of the business and driving the geographic expansion into China, India, Brazil, and Russia. Matt also worked at Dow Jones & Company, where his various responsibilities included the chief operating role for The Wall Street Digital Network, including WSJ.com, MarketWatch, Barrons.com and All Things Digital.
Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Cornell University, his master’s degree in international relations from University of Melbourne, Australia, and his MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He serves as an adviser and board member for a number of nonprofits, including Cornell University Council, The University of Melbourne USA Foundation, Lumina Foundation and The Burning Man Project. He lives with his wife and three children in Short Hills, N.J.