This fall, Live! From Tomorrow recorded its first full season of video podcasts at the SAP Leonardo Center (Hudson Yards) and Rise New York.

Begun as a meetup in 2015, Live! From Tomorrow has quickly grown in popularity and support, producing live events in partnership with Mashable, Google Cloud, SAP, and IBM.


Live! From Tomorrow is the only comedic variety show dedicated to innovation in tech and business. Please see here and here for select press.

Meet the Team

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Matt Hooper

Founder & Host

Former VP, Open Innovation at Barclays and Head of Rise New York. Previously, MD of Startup NEXT NYC (acq. by Techstars). 


Anne Veal


Anne is an improviser-director-performer-multi-hyphenate who focuses on improvised and devised theatre. Her connectivity and empathy has been seen in Washington DC, Prague, Kansas City, Chicago, Louisville, NYC, and beyond. She has improvised at Rapid Fire Theatre, Der Andre Teatret, and the Vancouver International Improv Festival. She is a faculty member at The Greenhous and improvises with her cat's cradle team Dark Sneak Love Action and creates work across NYC.

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Aron Kressner

VP, Integrated Marketing

Former Director, Branded Content Analytics at Vox Media. Prior multi-platform startup experience incl. TV, radio, and digital.

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Max Azulay



Matthew Walters-Bowens

Singer, Actor

Matthew is a New York City-based performer. He has appeared in countless musicals including "Ragtime," "Shrek, The Musical," "Parade," and "The Wiz" to name just a few. He has also performed operas like "Carmen" and appeared on USA Network's "Suits."


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The Band

ABP is a multi-genre quartet based in NYC, blending electric storytelling, elements of prog, funk & classic soul into an irresistibly eccentric sound. Their debut album, Evil Mubla, was released in 2018 through the band's own Witch Hat Recordings.