Bryant Went is the co-founder and co-CEO of Matter Labs, a corporate innovation lab that focuses on solving problems in the technology industry at a local level. He also serves on the Board of Directors at FATHOMWERX, a public-private consortium and technical innovation lab located in Ventura County.
Bryan’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 16 when he founded Eccentric Motors, one of the first alternative fuel companies to generate power for automobiles from hydrogen and other natural fuels. Bryan also co-founded Higher Standard Solutions with his brother Erick, where they provided strategic and innovative technological solutions for companies such as Microsoft, FOX Studios, and Honda.
In 2019, Bryan spearheaded the founding of FATHOMWERX, a program created by Matter Labs that is designed to exchange knowledge and opportunities between public/private sector businesses and government entities in Ventura County.
Outside of work, Bryan is an avid world traveler and adrenaline junkie. He has worked in more than 12 countries over the course of his professional career and continues to seek out adventure with his family in his free time. He continuously uses his maverick spirit to create and support programs aimed at impacting the world through innovation and technology.