2009 Honorees

Recognized on Friday, October 16, 2009
Matthew R. Coffin ’90 is an Internet entrepreneur and early-stage investor. He was the CEO and founder of Lower MyBills.com, which was sold to Experian for $380 million. In addition to LowerMyBills.com, he was president of Experian Online Customer Acquisition Services and the incubator-like Experian Interactive Innovation Center. Coffin was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winner in 2007, and was Southern California Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006. Current investments include Rubicon Project, Demand Media, Mahalo, eBureau, InAdco, and Hautelook.  

Carlos J. Mattos M’76 is founder and president of Hyundai Colombia Automotriz, S.A. (HCA), the exclusive distributor and importer of Hyundai Motor Company, Korea. HCA ranks second on the local market in terms of sales behind the Colombian unit of General Motors. In 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, and 2004–2006, Mattos received the award as the Best Hyundai Distributor in Latin America, and, in 2008, was recognized as the Best Hyundai Distributor of the World.