Who is it?

Matt Ross


What was this episode about?

In today’s episode, Tyler talks to Matt Ross, the founder, and CEO of One River School of Art + Design and became an investor and founding CEO of the School of Rock.

Drawing inspiration from his childhood love of classic rock music, Matt made School of Rock a national name and it was eventually sold to a private equity firm. Now is doing the same with One River Schools, teaching art and digital designs in a more fun art education experience.


Key Topics Discussed:


    • Time to shift in direction (01:20)
    • How the School of Rock filled a vacuum in the suburbs (02:56)
    • The right side of the brain needs to be tap too (05:51)
    • Music and Art (10:14)
    • Mission in life (17:16)
    • Born to be an entrepreneur (20:57)
    • Creativity can change the way you think (23:54)


    Where can I find out more?

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    When did this episode air?

    June 10, 2019