Matt Bentley

Founder at,, and

I help startups develop kickstart a sustainable growth flywheel through free organic channels such as SEO, content marketing, PR, influencer outreach, & social. === Official Bio: Matt Bentley founded Open Development, Inc. with a mission of using data analytics to improve the effectiveness and accountability of online marketing techniques. ODI's first product, CanIRank ( is over twice as accurate as legacy SEO tools, helping to bring a new level of transparency to small business SEO. ODI's second product,, leverages machine learning to identify, score, and classify potential customers before they begin searching for your product or services. Previously Bentley served as CEO of, LLC, helping to establish Sedo as the leading marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. As Chief Strategy Officer of Sedo GmbH in Cologne, Germany, Bentley managed an international team responsible for marketing, business development, and product strategy across 9 countries in Europe and Asia. In addition to his leadership role with Sedo, Bentley has brokered some of the highest value sales in the domain industry, served as an expert witness in the area of domain valuation, and been quoted on domain topics in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNET and elsewhere. Bentley is also a regular speaker at Internet industry conferences such as InternetWorld, Search Engine Strategies, Affiliate Summit, and TRAFFIC. Bentley holds a BS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University (USA), and a Master's in International Business from the Euromed-Marseille Graduate School of Business (France). Specialties: Marketing analytics, search engine optimization, social media optimization, online publishing, website monetization, predictive analytics, domain names, online marketing, international product management, localization, public relations, business development, corporate strategy