Team

Andrew Stein, Managing Director Andrew is Voyager's Managing Director, directing the vision, mission, and leading the charge for strategic partnerships of the initiative. He began his career as a strategist and account director in advertising agencies overseeing award winning work for innovative clients including AMEX, HBO, Virgin Group, Conan O'Brien, and Microsoft. While working with Danny Meyer (founder of Shake Shack), Andrew was inspired to take an entrepreneurial leap and helped launch Commonwealth Proper, a luxury clothing brand based in Philadelphia, which he grew into a thriving business with multiple locations before successfully selling his stake in the business and moving to New York City in 2014. Since then, Andrew has applied his skills and insights to successfully launch several co-working spaces, while also supporting numerous startup founders in the areas of raising capital, defining their business plans, and connecting with corporate partners. 

Andrew Stein, Managing Director

Andrew is Voyager's Managing Director, directing the vision, mission, and leading the charge for strategic partnerships of the initiative. He began his career as a strategist and account director in advertising agencies overseeing award winning work for innovative clients including AMEX, HBO, Virgin Group, Conan O'Brien, and Microsoft.

While working with Danny Meyer (founder of Shake Shack), Andrew was inspired to take an entrepreneurial leap and helped launch Commonwealth Proper, a luxury clothing brand based in Philadelphia, which he grew into a thriving business with multiple locations before successfully selling his stake in the business and moving to New York City in 2014. Since then, Andrew has applied his skills and insights to successfully launch several co-working spaces, while also supporting numerous startup founders in the areas of raising capital, defining their business plans, and connecting with corporate partners. 

John Matson, Digital Director As Digital Director, John focuses on Voyager's marketing and digital membership offerings, including content and partnerships. Prior to Voyager, he was most recently Sales & Marketing Manager at Made in NY Media Center by IFP, a city-supported, non-profit startup incubator for media + tech entrepreneurs. John cohosts 5to9, a podcast for the side hustle generation bringing inspiring people for a conversation on how they fulfill their passions with creative projects. He is also the Director of Marketing for Startup Grind NYC, a monthly speaker series to educate, motivate, and connect entrepreneurs in over 200 cities around the world. John is a lover of music, art, and film, and a design and programming enthusiast. You may see him at NYC music venues playing the drums for various bands.

John Matson, Digital Director

As Digital Director, John focuses on Voyager's marketing and digital membership offerings, including content and partnerships. Prior to Voyager, he was most recently Sales & Marketing Manager at Made in NY Media Center by IFP, a city-supported, non-profit startup incubator for media + tech entrepreneurs.

John cohosts 5to9, a podcast for the side hustle generation bringing inspiring people for a conversation on how they fulfill their passions with creative projects. He is also the Director of Marketing for Startup Grind NYC, a monthly speaker series to educate, motivate, and connect entrepreneurs in over 200 cities around the world.

John is a lover of music, art, and film, and a design and programming enthusiast. You may see him at NYC music venues playing the drums for various bands.

Jenny Silber, Community Manager As Community Manager, Jenny is responsible for spearheading Voyager’s events and member programming, bringing new travel startups and mentors into the community, coordinating network introductions and occasionally screwing legs back onto tables. Before joining Voyager HQ, Jenny was Event Coordinator at Northstar Travel Group, where she contributed to the success of award-winning B2B travel events Global Travel Marketplace, Global Travel Marketplace West, CruiseWorld, Mountain Travel Symposium and the European Mountain Travel Summit. She’s thrilled to now be involved in the exciting world of startups while staying close to her passion for travel. Jenny was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut and attended the University of Connecticut where she majored in intercultural communications. She now lives in NYC and enjoys writing, traveling, writing about her travels, rollerblading and visiting haunted places.  

Jenny Silber, Community Manager

As Community Manager, Jenny is responsible for spearheading Voyager’s events and member programming, bringing new travel startups and mentors into the community, coordinating network introductions and occasionally screwing legs back onto tables. Before joining Voyager HQ, Jenny was Event Coordinator at Northstar Travel Group, where she contributed to the success of award-winning B2B travel events Global Travel Marketplace, Global Travel Marketplace West, CruiseWorld, Mountain Travel Symposium and the European Mountain Travel Summit. She’s thrilled to now be involved in the exciting world of startups while staying close to her passion for travel.

Jenny was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut and attended the University of Connecticut where she majored in intercultural communications. She now lives in NYC and enjoys writing, traveling, writing about her travels, rollerblading and visiting haunted places.