Technology Association of OregonMatt Sayre has more than two decades of experience in the tech industry and is currently the Vice President of the Technology Association of Oregon. In 2015, TAO and other local partners helped Eugene secure a ‘Top 10 up and coming tech cities in the Nation’ title from Fast Company Magazine. In 2016, Matt was recognized as a ’20 under 40 Rising Business Star’ by The Register-Guard. In 2017, Matt helped re-architect the physical internet in Oregon, which has led to Eugene Oregon’s 2017 designation as a ‘Mozilla Gigabit City’ and ‘US Ignite Smart Gigabit Community’. In January, TAO received the City of Eugene’s prestigious ‘Community Award’, on behalf of the local tech community. Currently Matt focuses on building community in the tech industry, as a way to increase economic prosperity in Oregon.