Matterport, Inc., the leading spatial data company driving the digital transformation of the built world, which has entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination with Gores Holdings VI (NASDAQ: GHVI, GHVIU, and GHVIW), announced the appointment of Brandt Kucharski as Chief Accounting Officer. Kucharski will spearhead Matterport’s external financial reporting, technical accounting, tax and corporate internal controls functions. He will also serve as the Principal Accounting Officer under SEC guidelines when Matterport lists as a public company.
“Brandt is an integral addition to Matterport’s senior management team. We look forward to his leadership and deep accounting expertise as we become a public company, continue to execute on our growth strategy and create value for all of our stakeholders,” said JD Fay, Chief Financial Officer at Matterport.
Kucharski specializes in IPO preparation and joins Matterport from food delivery giant Grubhub, where he was Chief Accounting Officer for more than a decade including through its $2.04 billion IPO and most recently its $7.3 billion acquisition by Europe’s Just Eat Takeaway.com, which created the world’s largest food delivery company outside China. Prior to Grubhub, Kucharski was the Director of Transaction Services for international consulting firm SAGIN, LLC, where he specialized in IPO preparation and execution and mergers and acquisitions. He has led six successful IPOs and more than 50 transactions with notable clients, such as CDW, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott and Westin.
“I am excited to join Matterport at such a pivotal time and apply my experience to guide its financial operations as a public company,” said Kucharski. “I look forward to working with the team to continue to build upon the company’s exceptional growth across the board and execute against its strategic priorities to fuel its global expansion.”
Kucharski currently serves on the boards of the Northern Illinois University Accounting Department, Evolveher, and Prohabits. He is also Chairman for Holiday Heroes Foundation. He holds a Masters of Accounting from Northern Illinois University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Founded in 2011, Matterport has defined the spatial data category for the built world with its market-leading spatial data platform that transforms any space into an accurate and immersive digital twin. Hundreds of thousands of customers around the world have brought more than five million spaces online to date with the Matterport platform to more effectively access, manage and utilize them. The company has extended its market reach beyond residential real estate to include multifamily and commercial real estate; architecture, engineering and construction (AEC); retail; insurance and restoration; travel and hospitality; and facilities management. Matterport primarily operates under a recurring revenue Software as a Service model, and grew its subscriber base by more than 500% in 2020.