Matt Karaman is a Human Resources and Talent Acquisition professional with 20+ years of experience in the technology, mobility and media fields. Progressive and proactive Human Resources Executive with a proven track record of developing and leading the full life cycle talent acquisition function within high profile technology and media companies. A strategic thinker with a diverse skill set and an understanding of the full HR and talent acquisition lifecycles from a tactical, functional, strategic and operational perspective. As the Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Clever Devices, Matt has helped redesign the recruiting function for this high-growth technology firm that focuses on providing innovative and sustainable solutions for the world of mobility. In addition to talent acquisition, Matt has focused on helping Clever Devices establish and promote its brand as an employer of choice, as well as helping to define and promote its culture within the organization. Prior to joining Clever Devices, Matt spent 12 years within the Cablevision family of companies. After establishing himself as a top Recruiter within their corporate infrastructure, Matt acted as the HRBP for the Optimum Lightpath division of Cablevision for 3 years before being asked to move with the spinoff of the entertainment properties (AMC Networks) in 2011. In his role at AMC Networks, Matt helped establish and redefine the talent acquisition function as AMC Networks forged its way as an independent entity and key player in the world of entertainment. With a BA in Business Administration from Adelphi University, as well as a PHR certification from HRCI, Matt has the educational background to support his years of experience and leadership. Matt has also been involved with outside charitable organizations such as the Guide Dog Foundation/America’s Vet Dogs.