Matthew has an entrepreneurial background having founded a number of companies prior to Range.
His first venture was Media Partners, which he founded in 1992. Media Partners was a specialist advertising company, which was sold to US based TMP Worldwide in 1996.
Following this, he started EstarOnline in 1997. EStarOnline was a proprietary logistic software system company used by companies such as Village Roadshow and the Rugby World Cup. The Company was listed on NZX in 1999 and Matthew exited the business and divested his shareholding in 2002.
In 2002, Matthew founded Range with the aim of developing sustainable technology for the pallet industry. He led the Company through nearly 10 years of research and development before moving the business to Indonesia in 2012.