Matthias (they/he) is a creative producer driven to utilize the web as a force for social change toward a more just, equitable world. They bring a mastery of digital media and marketing to create thumb-stopping campaigns across a wide range of causes.
Before joining Burness, he led marketing efforts for Concern Worldwide, a global humanitarian agency working with 25+ million people each year, while consulting for a variety of artists, organizations and causes ranging from disability and LGBTQIA2+ rights to the climate crisis and racial justice.
As a musician and educator in New York City, he grew marketing and communications efforts at Carnegie Hall and 21C Media Group, as well as The Dream Unfinished, a nonprofit he co-founded to combat racial injustices through music and the arts.
In their free time, Matthias is a dedicated writer, filmmaker and activist. They are a graduate of New York University and Interlochen Arts Academy and currently live in Maryland.