Matthew Bird is an accredited Industry leader in corporate strategy, communications, public relations, content marketing & media technology. Over Matthew Bird’s 18-year career he has generated business revenue exceeding $450 million. Matthew Bird has led the transaction negotiation and communication campaigns for more than 1,000 companies and organizations including the United Nations, NASDAQ, Microsoft, AFLAC, SAP, NYSE, PR Newswire, Orbitz, Yahoo, Disney, Starwood, Toyota, Ford and others. On Dec 1st 2015, Matthew Bird was ranked 3rd in the world – “Top 10 Most Influential Media and Communication Executives of 2015” by PBVLIC for supporting United Nations’ SDG Goals. Prior to 1800pr, Matthew Bird was the CEO of MUNCmedia, a financial communications network that forged multi-national partnerships with NASDAQ OMX, GlobeNewswire, Shareholder.com, (Now Thomson Reuters) & PR Newswire developing their intelligent featured news distribution and analytics systems. In 2009, Matthew Bird rang the NASDAQ Closing Bell, has been featured on CNBC, CBS, Clear Channel, iHeart, cSpan, Forbes and has lectured at MIT Sloan Business School.