Matt Medved
Matt Medved
Co-Founder, CEO & EIC

Matt Medved is the Co-Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of nft now, an award-winning web3 digital media platform for NFT coverage and curation. As an early adopter of web3, he’s worked to bridge the worlds of music, culture and technology to uplift artistry for nearly a decade.

Under his leadership, nft now became the first-ever digital media publication to curate a major auction house sale and won an NFT Award in 2022 for Best Written Coverage of NFTs. Yahoo Finance has ranked him as one of the top 10 most influential figures in the NFT space.

Prior to nft now, Matt served as the SVP of Content at Modern Luxury and the Editor-in-Chief of SPIN, where he directed the iconic music and culture title's 2019 rebrand. Before leading SPIN, Matt founded Billboard Dance in 2015 and grew the vertical into the leading dance/electronic music publication in North America.

Before joining Billboard, Medved conducted human rights field research and wrote $2 million in funded grants to the US Department of State and USAID as a consultant for conflict resolution NGO Search for Common Ground in Nigeria — where he also reached more than 6 million listeners as a guest DJ at Africa’s largest radio station.

As a DJ/producer, Medved has released music on Interscope, RCA and Astralwerks, and performed at top global festivals like Tomorrowland, EDC and Electric Zoo.

Matt holds a B.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University and J.D. and M.A. degrees from George Washington University.

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