Jeff is a successful entrepreneur and business leader. He has extensive experience with both non-profit and for-profit entities, including decades of work with National Governing Bodies.
Jeff has served on the Executive Team for the Running USA Board of Directors for 12 years, including stints as President and Secretary of the organization. Matlow is an active participant in the Strategic Planning Committee, Annual Conference Committee, Membership Committee and Technology/Data Committee. He also is the leader of the Data Insight Series, an educational, data driven webinar for the entire running industry. The Data Insight Series is Running USA’s most successful webinar series to date.
Jeff also served on the USA Triathlon Board of Directors, were he was elected Treasurer. In his role there, he created the organization’s rainy-day fund investment strategy, which saw greater than 40% growth through his tenure. He created and chaired USA Triathlon’s Marketing Committee, and participated in the technology committee. Matlow is responsible for conceptualizing and launching the online membership validation/purchasing platform and waiver management system, which has since become the technology standard for sports registration platforms.
Jeff is the founder and CEO of By Title Only, an organization that transforms leadership and accelerates growth for companies in transition. He also writes a popular newsletter focused on behaviors of successful leaders, delivered with a side dollop of humor.
Prior to By Title Only, Jeff was the founder and CEO of I Am Athlete, LLC., a leading provider of data management, marketing and registration solutions for the endurance market. I Am Athlete was acquired by Gannett Media (NYSE:GCI).
He began his career in the music industry where he worked with such artists as James Brown, Everclear and the Black Eyed Peas. He founded the record label, crank! which was subsequently acquired by the Universal Music Group.
Following that, Jeff created SG Marketing, an agency that developed product launch strategies for Fortune 500 companies including Citibank, Universal, Nike, Kellogg’s and Kraft. Upon selling that business to Alloy, Inc, Jeff became the company’s General Manager / SVP, overseeing a client list that included 60% of Fortune 500s.
In his spare time, Jeff is a journalist, runner, Ironman triathlete, craft-er and father of a 9-year old spitfire of a girl.