Matt Joanou

Co-Founder & CEO, Stakeholder Labs

Stakeholder Labs is a venture-backed startup building an ownership operating system that connects brand loyalty with equity participation. Led by a team of seasoned technologists and community builders with multiple exits, Stakeholder Labs is partnering with Fortune 500 companies and leading consumer brands to launch end-end shareholder rewards programs that are proven to drive short-term customer revenue lift and long-term brand loyalty.

Matt Joanou is the Co-founder and CEO of Stakeholder Labs and has over 10 years experience working with digital loyalty, community and marketing products. Matt’s career as an entrepreneur started in his Cal Poly dorm room when he helped launch a customer loyalty company called Punchd which was quickly acquired by Google. Matt went on to lead Punchd’s national expansion, eventual integration into Google Wallet and worked across Google’s suite of advertising products with some of the world’s top brands and agencies. Matt later joined Reddit where he worked alongside the founders to build out the business, which gave him a front row seat to the evolution of dynamic retail investor communities and their potential impact on our global financial system. Matt is bringing his unique experiences from Google and Reddit to Stakeholder Labs along with a network of investors and teammates who share his passion and dedication to the evolution of corporate ownership as a solution for our global challenges.