Matt Starolis


BS, Electrical & Computer Engineering


Matt graduated from the University of Texas at Austin where he studied computer architecture and earned his BS in Electrical & Computer Engineering. Matt has held professional certifications in the field of computer security (CISSP), investment management (CFA, Series 65), and risk management (FAIR).


Matt's non-traditional teaching background spans all ages, from elementary to post-graduate. He has served as a teaching assistant at the college level, led test & control systems programming courses for engineers in industry, and served as a private homeschool teacher and tutor during the pandemic. He left his last corporate role as an executive director at Microsoft to pursue his teaching passion full-time.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Completed the Austin Marathon in under four hours (3:40)
  • Led the sales organization at a successful cybersecurity start-up
  • Has two awesome doodles, Pirate, 1, and Dahboo, 5, that he absolutely adores!