Matt Schultz is the founder of Fringe Digital, a digital strategies and design consulting business that specializes in helping cultural institutions and content creators pursue sustainable and open source solutions in the digital age. He is the practicing Chief Editor of [dys+-(u)topia], a publication of Fringe Digital that will highlight efforts to decolonize data, digital technologies, and the internet, and offer critical thought pieces on the impact of digital media on open societies, cultural memory and digital scholarship.
Schultz is a proud citizen of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and makes the conscious decision to incorporate indigenous values into all of his work. Schultz currently serves as the Director of Curation and Preservation Programs at the Educopia Institute, a nonprofit that empowers collaborative communities to create, share, and preserve knowledge.
With over a decade of experience in digital curation Schultz holds a B.A. in History from GVSU (2007) and a Masters of Science in Information (MSI) from the University of Michigan School of Information (2009).