Matthew Wilson

Instructor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship




Education

M.F.A. Yale University; B.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute; additional studies at Brighton Polytechnic, U.K. (now known as Brighton University).


Teaching Interests

Digital Advertising, Experiential Marketing, User Experience Development, Creative Advertising, Brand Development.


Research Interests

Digital video analytics; Marketing automation; Social and mobile marketing.


Responsibilities

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Matthew is developing the UNIBusiness brand strategy and assists with the marketing and communications activities of the College, including the new College website and social media channels. He serves as faculty adviser to the American Advertising Federation (AAF) student chapter, which competes in the annual National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC).


Professional Accomplishments

Matthew is a creative director with 15 years of professional experience in interactive advertising, experiential marketing and interactive product development.

In 1998 Matthew co-founded the New York City-based interactive agency environments.com to serve the needs of early stage web technology companies in Silicon Alley’s booming dot com industry. In 2002 he served as the creative director at Creative Realities (CRI), a New Jersey-based experiential marketing solutions company specializing in the design and installation of branded multimedia environments for large retailers such as Radio Shack, Bank of America, Time Warner Cable and Select Comfort. In 2008 he became creative director at Mudd Advertising, where he led the development of a new digital marketing platform called Hypercasting and led projects for Audi, Enterprise, Kaplan Higher Education, Kaplan University and the Washington Redskins.


Latest News & Views


UNI Student Entrepreneur
UNI strengthens commitment to entrepreneurship with department of marketing name change

The University of Northern Iowa announced a change to the name of its marketing department to reflect long-held entrepreneurial values that in recent years have surged in popularity for current and prospective students. The new name, the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, was approved by the Board of Regents at a June 4 meeting and both reflects and legitimizes the department's commitment to teaching the mindset, values and strategies of entrepreneurs.

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UNI Business alumna Becca Flynn Kettman
UNIBusiness alumna tackles sustainability issues on national scale

With a UNIBusiness education as a base, Becca Flynn Kettman (Marketing ’14) has been serving a larger purpose in her career track — working to improve and preserve our planet. Kettman is a fellow with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

2 months 2 weeks ago
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Did You Know you Can Create Polls in Zoom?

If you’re prepared for each meeting with an agenda and/or classroom instruction and you’d like to take a poll, simply set one up prior to the meeting directly in Zoom. It’s easy to do and you’re able to share the results with participants during the meeting and download the results.

3 months 1 week ago
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How to Look Like a Rockstar in Zoom

Zoom has become the virtual meeting platform of choice for thousands of people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re new to Zoom, or virtual meetings in general, the idea of online meetings can be overwhelming for us who’ve never worked or taken classes from home.

3 months 1 week ago
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How to Successfully Lead an Effective Team of Newly Remote Workers

COVID-19 is forcing us to make organizational adjustments that are outside of the comfort zone for some. Although it’s been reported that 43 percent of employees work remotely with some frequency, leading a team of employees from afar can feel daunting, especially if those employees are new to working from home. 

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UNI AAF students win Best in Show at 2020 ADDY Awards

The University of Northern Iowa student chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) won three awards at the annual Cedar Valley Addy awards show (Student Best in Show and two Gold Addys) last month. The group earned the hardware thanks to its “Get Dogged” campaign, which it created for the annual National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) last year. 

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