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Stan Reiss

BS '93

General Partner
Matrix Partners (Waltham, MA)


Stan Reiss, a General Partner in the Waltham office, joined Matrix Partners in July of 2000. Prior to Matrix Stan was a manager in McKinsey & Company's electronics practice, where he led teams that advised technology companies on strategy and operational issues. He also brings to Matrix experience that he gained designing chips with National Semiconductor's Local Area Network Group.


Stan holds a B.S.E.E. with distinction from Cornell University as well as S.M.E.E. and S.M.O.R. degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his research focused on optical communication networks. He also holds an M.B.A. with high distinction (Baker Scholar) from the Harvard Business School.

Board Affiliations

Stan serves on the boards of Buzzwire, Carbon Design Systems, Hyper9, Intelliden, NoblePeak Vision and Xtalic.