Matthew DeBord

Matthew DeBord, Senior Director – Communications Strategy and Storytelling

Mr. Matthew DeBord brings over 20 years of experience as an automotive and business journalist. Most recently, Matt worked as a Senior Correspondent at Insider – covering the global auto industry, electric vehicles, autonomous mobility, and transportation policy. Matt has written for a wide range of publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. He has also commented on the global auto industry for numerous television, radio, and digital broadcast outlets. His book Return to Glory: The Story of Ford’s Revival and Victory at the Toughest Race in the World was published by Atlantic Monthly Press in 2017. In 2018, he won the Ken Purdy Award from the International Motor Press Association. Matt has also enjoyed an academic career, teaching at both the New York University Stern School of Business and the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. He holds a Master of Arts degree from NYU and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Clemson University.