Matthew Johnson

CEO & Co-Founder at TruConnect
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Together with his brother, Nathan, Matthew Johnson built the company through a combination of internal growth and acquisitions including Telscape Communications, Sage Telecom, and TruConnect Mobile among others. In addition, Mr. Johnson is a Managing Partner and Board Member of Drake Star Partners, a global technology investment bank headquartered in New York with officers in eight countries. Mr. Johnson is a member of the Young Presidents Organization ("YPO") and a two-time finalist for E&Y's Entrepreneur of the Year. Mr. Johnson also serves as Chairman for UCP Wheels for Humanity, a non-profit supplying wheelchairs to disabled children and young adults globally. Mr. Johnson holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management

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  • Recent estimates show that 40 to 50 million Americans qualify for Lifeline, but have no idea the program even exists. Free internet access is no longer too good to be true. The federal program exists to serve the underserved and a massive number of Americans do not know how to access it or if they qualify at all.

    17 November 2021
  • Today, everyone needs access to the internet and cellular data. Smartphones and devices have been integrated into almost every aspect of our lives, and without access to them, it is difficult to keep up in school, schedule appointments, or even find a job. Students and those affected by the pandemic need basic necessities -- the internet has become one of those in today's climate. TruConnect exists to provide high-speed internet and cell services to the large population that can not afford them.

    17 November 2021