Matt Stern, Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development, has worked at Entrust Datacard Corporation since 2008. He leads all of the company’s global inorganic growth initiatives, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic equity investments. During his career at EDC, Stern has initiated and led numerous successful transactions, helping to transform the company into a leading provider of digital and physical identity and authentication solutions for the Financial, Government and Enterprise markets. Prior to joining EDC, Stern spent 12 years in investment banking, providing Mergers & Acquisition advisory services to mid- and large-cap companies at firms including Merrill Lynch & Co., Bank of America Securities and Piper Jaffray. He received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.