Matthew Manos is an artist, strategist, and author interested in experimental economies and conditional systems for creative inquiry. Matthew is the Founder and Research Director of Models of Impact, an online platform and workshop curriculum that engages social entrepreneurs and non-profit executives in the design of business. He is also the Founder of verynice, a design, strategy, and foresight consultancy that gives half of its work away for free to non-profit organizations. As of 2015, verynice has been able to gift over $3,250,000 worth of pro-bono design and consulting services across 45 countries. Notable clients of verynice and Models of Impact have included UNICEF, NASA, Singularity University, MTV, Architecture for Humanity, Google, Kaiser Permanente, and Disney Imagineering. verynice's work has reached over 500 million people across the globe, and the "Give-Half" model has inspired thousands of practitioners to engage in pro-bono work. Matthew is the author of "How to Give Half of Your Work Away for Free", an Adjunct Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the California College of the Arts'‚Äč MBA in Strategic Foresight program, an Adjunct Faculty member at Art Center College of Design, and is an advisory board member for several organizations across the private and social sectors. He holds a BA in Design Media Arts from UCLA, and an MFA in Media Design Practices from Art Center College of Design.

Twitter: @verynicetweets
Facebook: fb/verynicedesign
Models of Impact:
Book: How To Give Half Of Your Work Away For Free