John Matson

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John Matson works with Minds + Machines. He was formerly the CEO of UKCI Limited, the company brining the .ART Internet top-level domain to market in late 2016.   The .ART registry will provide new Internet real estate for the world of art and is authorized by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) program to expand domain name extensions. ,

He has previously advised ICANN on issues related to new gTLDs.[1]

He has attended more than 10 ICANN Meetings.[2]

Career History

  • COO of Architelos Inc., January 2011 - February 2016
  • Principal at Matson Consulting, February 2010 – January 2011
  • Partner at KPMG, June 2007 – April 2010
  • Vice President at Connect-US, Inc., July 2005 – June 2007
  • Vice President at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, 2000 – 2004
  • Partner at Ernst & Young LLP, 1991 – 2000
  • Manufacturing Manager at General Dynamics, 1984 – 1991[3]


Matson received BS and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, which he attended from 1978 to 1984.[4]


Matson was interviewed by Ray King regarding Architelos at NamesCon 2014 in Las Vegas:


  1. Architelos Team
  2. NamesCon 2014 interview, Jan 2014
  3. LinkedIn
  4. LinkedIn