Matthew C. Driskill is an award-winning journalist, multimedia entrepreneur and university lecturer who has lived and worked throughout Asia and Europe since 1989.
Driskill is CEO of Wildcat Productions, a media production company helping clients spread the word globally to the growing number of outlets (online, film, cable, satellite, etc.) hungry for original content and programming.
From 2002 to 2008, he was a business editor for the International Herald Tribune (IHT) in Paris; he was then promoted to Editor of Business Asia, a daily IHT section on business and finance news in Asia.
Prior to joining IHT, Driskill served as the managing editor of IQ Magazine, a quarterly review of international business and finance research published by the INSEAD international management school in France and Singapore. He also worked as the client services manager for INSEAD Online, building online education modules for international executives.
In 1996, he produced The Final Report, the official report of the city government of Oklahoma City on the bombing of the Alfred Murrah Federal building. Driskill led a team of private investors, city officials (elected officeholders and professional staff) and creative programming teams in California and Oklahoma City, raised nearly $1 million for a sensitive government project, negotiated with politicians and lawyers to see his vision through, and worked with dozens of people spread across the U.S to create one of the first electronic teaching tools dealing with events like the bombing.
The CD-ROM of The Final Report was sold to the CIA, FBI, State Department, Justice Department, and an audience of global law enforcement and rescue agencies.
From 1989 to 1990, Driskill worked as an international communication consultant for a World Bank NGO in Sri Lanka and later negotiated data development deals with JV partners in India.
At 24, Driskill was the youngest press secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. He worked for the House Subcommittee on Information and Justice.
Driskill’s work has appeared in or on behalf of American Banker, Asiaweek, Associated Press, Bridge News, CNBC, Dallas Times Herald, KFOR TV, KTOK Radio, European Business Forum, National Law Journal, UPI, and in scientific papers and journals published by the CGIAR and United Nations.
Driskill is a visiting lecturer at Hong Kong University, Honk Kong Baptitst University, American University of Paris and Oklahoma City University. He teaches multicultural classes on international communications and executive media training.
In 2004, Driskill was elected and served as President of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Hong Kong. He previously served as 1st Vice President and continues to serve on the Board from time to time.