Matthew Wang is a Managing Director and the Deputy COO of U.S. Investment Banking at Evercore, a leading independent investment bank.
Mr. Wang has over ten years of investment banking experience including Evercore’s acquisition of Lexicon Partners, Evercore’s alliance with Kotak in India and NH Group (formerly Woori) in South Korea, Occidental’s acquisition of Altura Energy and numerous equity and debt capital markets transactions.
Prior to rejoining Evercore, Mr. Wang was a Co-founder of To Be Continued, a New York-based game company, until its merger with 5th Planet Games. At To Be Continued, Mr. Wang designed and produced a variety of games including Chaotic (a kid’s online and offline trading card game), the Twilight Board Game (and its sequels), the Walking
Dead Board Game (based on the best-selling Image comic) and Clash of the Dragons (an online collectible card game). Mr. Wang received a LIMA award for his work on the Twilight: New Moon Board Game.
Prior to attending graduate school, Mr. Wang worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Evercore and in the Energy group at UBS.
Mr. Wang is a senior advisor at 5th Planet Games, chair of the Columbia Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Association, board member at Gamers Helping Gamers, a college scholarship fund, and a mentor at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, a NYC-based incubator.
Mr. Wang received his BA in Economics – Political Science from Columbia College and his MBA from Columbia Business School.