Matt Zarracina

Co-Founder and CEO

Prior to co-founding True Tickets Matt served as a Director of Innovation in Thales Group’s innovation and ventures practice (“Thales xPlor”). His work entailed applying Design Thinking concepts to identify, assess, and develop disruptive innovations for broader commercial applications (Blockchain & DLT, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, Augmented Reality, and Big Data).

Prior to xPlor, Matt was a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting where he led growth, M&A, and innovation projects for several Fortune 500 companies.  Before Deloitte, Matt served as a helicopter pilot in the United States Navy.  He did three deployments during his service tenure with two as a pilot in the Western Pacific and one as an advisor to the Ministry of Oil in Iraq.  His work with the Ministry of Oil’s Bayji Refinery is published in the Journal of Operational Research Society. 

Matt relocated to the Boston area from Minneapolis, MN with his wife Ellyn.  He enjoys travel, an athletic lifestyle, and being intellectually curious.