Matt Borud is the Chief Business Development Officer for the Idaho Department of Commerce. His current position focuses on unifying the department's new business development initiatives including overseeing the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) program, state tourism marketing programs, the Commerce Department's marketing program, and the national sales program.
Before joining the Department of Commerce, Matt was a Program Manager for Balihoo in Boise, where he focused on business development and client services for strategic accounts. Prior to Balihoo, Matt was Director of Recruiting Services of Payette Group, an executive technical recruiting firm with offices in Boise and Menlo Park, Ca and in Sales Operations at MPC Computers in Nampa.
Matt has B.A. degrees in Political Science, Business, and German from the University of Oregon.