Matthew Richter is an Independent Senior Advisor at GaneshAID with extensive experience in the training industry. As out-of-the-box thinkers, Matthew and GaneshAID team deals with transformative innovations to turn pioneering learning solutions into customers’ need-tailored products.
Matthew is the President of The Thiagi Group. He is a facilitator, game designer, instructional designer, and management consultant. Matthew has consulted and delivered training with many organizations including Grant Thornton, Twilio, VMWare, SanDisk, Redwood Trust, CenturyLink, Imerys, EA, Microsoft, Carolina Power and Light, IGT, Cadence Design Systems, and Sony. He is an expert in the areas of management, leadership, and performance technology. He specializes in employee motivation. Matthew mixes corporate, not-for-profit, academic, and independent experience, enabling him to adapt and best serve his clients. His book, The Leadership Story: A New Model for Leadership was published in 2016. In 2020, he co-authored, LOLA: Live Online Learning Activities with his partner, Sivasailam Thiagarajan (Thiagi).
Matthew is co-organizer of LDA (the Learning Development Accelerator), a professional membership group for people in the learning and development field, where we encourage the use of research-inspired and evidence-informed practices.