Matt is the cofounder and CEO of Novel Effect. An all around family man, Matt lives in Seattle with his wife and fellow cofounder, Melissa Hammersley and their two kids.
Matt has not followed the ordinary path, starting his first business at the age of 11. After a chemical engineering degree, some cryptography for the DOD, a law degree, and a ten-year career as a patent attorney, Matt founded Novel Effect with Melissa in 2015 and hasn't looked back.
"We have had tremendous growth, close to one million users now, really big with education with teachers across the country reading books in their classrooms with Novel Efffect."
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Novel Effect makes reading magical for kids and their grown-ups! The award winning app adds music and sound effects to read-alouds bringing stories to life. Novel Effect works with the most popular stories as well as a large, diverse library that's sure to excite and inspire. Download free today on the App Store or Google Play Store and start your new reading adventure! Want more? Upgrade to Premium to access ebooks, exclusive content and special features!