About Matt Bird
Matt Bird is the Executive Producer and Co-Host of the “Traders Network Show”, an ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliate syndicated news program.
Matt Bird is a communications and FinTech Industry veteran who now focuses his time on sustainable strategic communication strategies by leveraging media for impact. Matt Bird serves as the Chairman and acting-CEO of 1-800-PublicRelations (1800pr.com). Over Matt Bird’s 20-year career he has has led the transaction negotiations and communication strategies for more than 1,000 brands and organizations including; NASDAQ Stock Exchange, United Nations, Microsoft, AFLAC, SAP, NYSE, PR Newswire, Orbitz, Yahoo, Disney, UN SDGs, Starwood, Ford, John Paul DeJoria and others.
In 2019, Matt Bird was appointed to the Humanity 2.0 Advisory Council – a Vatican based non-profit focused on Human Flushing initiatives.
In 2017, Matt Bird was appointed to the the Imperative Fund Advisory Council – Impact fund focused lifting communities out of poverty though infrastructure development initiatives.
In 2017, Matt Bird was appointed to the New York Global Leaders Dialogue (NYGLD) Advisory Council – a thought-leadership and think-tank.
In 2016 Mr. Bird was appointed Acting-Director of Public Relations for United Nations SDG Media Zone during the 71st U.N. General Assembly.
In 2015, Matt Bird was ranked 3rd in the world – “Top 10 Most Influential Media and Communication Executives” while delivering some of the most successful communication activations in United Nations history. Amongst other initiatives, Matt Bird supported the Sustainable Stock Exchange (SSE) initiatives with dozens heads-of-state, UN Secretary Generals and stock exchange CEOs delivering flawless brand integration and execution for United Nations UNCTAD.
Matt Bird was the Founder of MUNCmedia, a financial communications network that forged strategic partnerships with NASDAQ OMX, GlobeNewswire, Shareholder.com (Now Thomson Reuters) & PR Newswire developing their intelligent featured news distribution and analytics systems. In connection with these partnerships, Matt Bird engineered the featured news and retail investor-targeting network powering 1,400 news publications, TV & Radio networks reaching 110+ million users. The content distribution, monitoring and investor targeting technology developed by Matt Bird has been widely adopted by all newswire services, stock exchanges and communication networks today.
Prior, Matt Bird spent 10 years in the communications marketing industry and held director and VP roles at BBDO, MarketWatch and IGM.
Mr. Bird has 3 daughters and lives with his life partner in the New York Area.