Matthew K. McMahon Software Engineer at Galatea Solutions, Reston, VA
Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Vienna, VA, Matt’s educational journey includes a unique mix of disciplines. He embarked on his undergraduate studies at Chapman University with a full scholarship, pursuing a 4+1 program with a master’s degree in economic systems design. However, his academic path eventually led him to George Mason University, where he completed a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Science in Economics. His dedication to learning continued as he obtained a Master’s in Software Engineering from George Mason University.
Matt’s career began as a Marketing Analyst at Deltek after completing his undergraduate studies. Later, he smoothly transitioned into the field of software engineering, where he has consistently excelled. His work includes extensive research at the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics, focusing on the historical context of figures like Adam Smith and David Hume and their contributions to property rights. In 2017, Matt also contributed to the field by publishing a paper on game theory.
One of his significant professional achievements includes his role as the Lab Manager of the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science at George Mason University for five years, where he demonstrated his strong leadership skills and unwavering commitment to academic excellence.