Matt Pillar is an accomplished executive with 25 years of experience building, funding, and advising businesses in the United States and across Asia. As SVP of Corporate Development, he oversees Jam City’s strategic planning, fundraising, and new M&A initiatives, among other activities. Pillar has served as Founder and Managing Director at Fire Dragon Enterprises, a global advisory firm, and Founder and Managing Partner at Catalytic Capital, a boutique private equity firm. He has held senior operating and advisory roles at STAR TV, Pacific Century Group, and Johnson & Johnson’s BabyCenter and led more than US$1 billion in a range of investments on behalf of Vulcan Ventures, Catalytic Capital, and The Walt Disney Company. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Pillar serves as Senior Fellow with The Drucker School at Claremont Graduate University where he teaches a graduate course on “Doing Business in China.” He received a BA with Honors in East Asian Studies from Brown University and MBA with Honors from Harvard University.