Matt Defano

Vice President, Engineering

Matt DeFanoMatt DeFano brings 20 years technical and management experience to Instant Connect. Beginning his career at a Bay Area startup, Matt was responsible for developing integrated circuits and embedded software for some of the world’s first triple-play telecom access networks. Since then, he’s held positions in applied research at Motorola, architected IPTV systems for a Fortune 50 telco, and contributed to the design and development of a retail home automation platform.

Matt has managed teams across the globe to successfully deliver complex software systems to market. He’s a full-stack developer at heart—hardware to HTML—who takes a hands-on approach to technical leadership.

Matt holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science.