Matt Engel

Executive Director of Ministry Innovation Labs, Gloo

Matt Engel served as senior leader and adjunct faculty at Arizona State University, using data, analytics, and messaging to drastically increase enrollment and decrease dropouts over a 10-year period. Matt then was called to leverage his expertise as a pastor, which multiplied into helping other churches become more Spirit-led, Christ-centered, and data-informed. Matt is a speaker, author of the novel Fourteen Fridays, and is a subject matter expert on decision science and growth engagement strategy within the Church. Leading the largest network of innovation-minded churches, some of them the most influential churches in the world, he is recognized for his skill in helping church leaders better fulfill their God-given mission by helping them turn interesting data into actionable insight with measurable outcomes through rapid experimentation. Matt lives in Longmont, Colorado, with his wife and their two children.