Carolann C. De Matos is an award-winning creative professional, photographer, design educator, and literature aficionado.
An innovative thinker who is able to build cooperative relationships with community groups, vendors, large corporations, special interest groups, and/or individuals of prestige in order to secure and host worthwhile and mutually beneficial events; De Matos has secured coverage for her employers and partnering brands in the New York Times, CBS News, the Star Ledger/NJ.com, News 12 NJ, Chasing News Philly, Fox 5 NY, Fox 29 Philly, MyCentralJersey.com, and more. DeMatos has also secured talent at low and or no cost in a variety of event types, most notably: Steve Forbes (Forbes Media), Stephanie Evanovich (HarperCollins Publishers), Mike Michalowicz (author), Alan Bradley (Penguin Random House), John Freeman Gill (New York Times Contributor), and more.
De Matos has worked within a wide range of industries including agency, pharmaceutical, state and county government, Fortune 500 corporations, community college environments, as well as technology-based, lean start-ups.
De Matos has a master of science from New York University in Digital Imaging and Design, a bachelor of arts from Rider University in Multimedia Communications and Advertising, and is currently working to achieve her doctoral degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in the field of Art and Art Education for College Teaching, Creative Technologies.