Matthew Stepka is a Visiting Scholar and Executive in Residence at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. In addition, he is managing partner at Machina Ventures, an investment firm focused on early stage, artificial intelligence and data science enabled companies. Previously, he served as Vice President, Business Operations / Special Projects (Strategy) at Google, where he led and incubated strategic initiatives. Nowadays, he is also a public speaker on technology, particularly AI and blockchain, is reshaping society and the economy. Stepka has a B.S. in computer science from Case Western University and a J.D. from University of California Los Angeles School of Law.