Matthew McKnight is Chief Commercial Officer of Ginkgo Bioworks. He also serves as a Board Advisor at Decision Resources Group and SmithRx respectively. Prior to that, Mr. McKnight spent 7 years as an investor at IndUS Growth Partners. Prior to Ginkgo, he worked supporting business development at Palantir Technologies. Early in his career, Mr. McKnight served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He completed a degree in History at Dartmouth College and is a graduate of the joint degree program at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where he was a Zuckerman Fellow.