Matthew Trinetti is a former IBM consultant turned writer, wanderer, and education designer at Escape the City. Matthew writes for Huffington Post, Quartz, New York Observer, Virgin, and on his blog GiveLiveExplore: Tales From a Deliberate Journeyer. His TEDx talk "Say Yes to Your Adventure" details his 7-month sabbatical from IBM and an unplanned pilgrimage around northern and eastern Europe. His work has been shared by Paolo Coelho, Arianna Huffington, Timothy Ferriss, and Gary Vaynerchuk. In 2014 he joined Escape The City to launch The Escape School and design programmes to help unfulfilled corporate professionals pursue more meaningful work, start businesses and build careers on their own terms.