Matthew Carson has been working in the entertainment industry since he was a teenager. He studied theater at the University of Wisconsin, as well as The Florida State University where he received an MFA in Technical Production. After receiving his degree, he spent two years teaching theater at The University of Central Florida, in Orlando. In 1997, Matthew left teaching and accepted a position as an Account Executive with The FX Group, an Emmy award-winning scenic design and fabrication company, specializing in the Corporate Meeting and Broadcast industries.
In 2000, Matthew left FX to work as a freelance Technical Director and Producer for the Corporate Meeting market. After two years of working freelance, Matthew, along with a partner, started Odyssey Creative, a production company focused on meetings and digital media. Late in 2004, Matthew returned to The FX Group as the director of operations, and eventually served as the President until June of 2009.