Matt Muta is Vice President – Innovation for Delta Air Lines.
Matt has over 30 years of experience with roles in Leadership, Emerging Technologies, Envisioning and Innovation. He oversees an organization within Delta that drives innovation through exploration, rapid prototyping, envisioning and the development or investment in new technology.
Previous to Delta, Matt had responsibility as the Global Managing Director for Hospitality & Travel for Microsoft Corporation. In his role Matt was responsible for developing Microsoft’s comprehensive solutions framework that enables the next generation of Hospitality & Travel innovation. Matt worked closely with customers, partners, industry groups and Microsoft product groups to shape Microsoft’s Hospitality & Travel solution offerings by leveraging best practices gained from leaders in the industry.
Building on his experience in the field as a strategic customer advisor and technical evangelist, Matt also worked in Microsoft R&D with the Envisioning Team to drive their technical strategy efforts. In that role, he was the liaison with multiple business owners, product teams and customers to help ensure the teams efforts shared a unified vision, as well as drive a process for how the Envisioning Team could integrate results and learning to affect long-term product roadmaps.
Prior to Microsoft Matt was with Albertson's Food & Drug Inc., where he was the Corporate Vice President of Web Technologies and E-Business responsible for consumer direct channels Albertsons.com & Savon.com as well as Intranet and extranet operations.
Matt is a graduate of Boise State University and presently serves on the Board of Sarcos Robotics as an Advisor to COVR Technologies and is member of the Innovation Outreach Program. Matt’s time away from work is spent with his family, and he enjoys diving, hiking, restoring cars and building motorcycles.