Matt Tumbleson is the Brand Director for P&G Ventures. He is also a co-founder of HellaBella, the digital platform that enables consumers to book and pay for services at local nail salons. Before HellaBella, Matt founded Teckst, the messaging service connecting brands like Disney, ESPN, Lyft, MLB, NBA, and Verizon with their consumers through two-way text messaging. While CEO, Matt raised more than $8M to fuel Teckst’s client list. Teckst was acquired by Golden Gate Capital in 2019. Matt’s first venture into startups was in 2011 when he joined Seamless/GrubHub as their first creative director. His role encompassed all consumer and restaurant experience, from marketing to product. During his tenure at Seamless/GrubHub, Matt and his team raised awareness for the brand to surpass all competitors, making the brands top of mind for millions of Americans. Matt was an active member of the IPO team that took Seamless/GrubHub public in 2014 ($GRUB) on the NYSE.
Throughout his career, Matt has also applied his in-demand skills in marketing and digital product to engagements with major enterprises including Adidas, Disney, Johnson & Johnson, Mars/Wrigley, Morgan Stanley, P&G, Walmart, Wells Fargo, and Visa. Matt joined General Assembly in 2014.
In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Matt has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.