Mike Matheson joined The U15 in 2013 as Director, Data Analysis and Policy. In that capacity Mike plays a key role in developing U15 strategy, positioning and advocacy materials, and in supporting the U15 Data Exchange. Mike has a unique combination of experience with data analysis, technology, management, politics and public policy. Prior to joining The U15, Mike founded and managed an award-winning SaaS company, served as a Policy Advisor to the Federal Leader of the Official Opposition, and has provided public policy consulting to public and private-sector clients. He has developed a range of data-driven tools that give clients actionable insights, increase revenues and decrease costs. Mike has a BA (Hon.) in Political Studies and International Political Economy from Trent University and a MBA from Queen’s University.