Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Matt Duarte, who joined the YES Network in December 2019, is responsible for identifying and recommending new business opportunities and partnering with YES’ senior leadership to drive overall company strategy.
Among his achievements at YES was the development and launch of the Emmy Award-winning YES App, which became the #1 free sports app in the Apple App Store upon its March 2021 launch. In March 2023, Duarte spearheaded the launch of the YES Network’s direct-to-consumer subscription product providing fans in YES’ regional coverage territory an option to purchase a direct subscription to YES through the YES App.
Prior to YES, Duarte was the first Enterprise Manager in Madison Square Garden’s MBA Rotational program in 2018-2019, where he rotated among Marketing Partnerships, MSG Sports and Business Strategy & Venue Operations. Earlier, he was Assistant Vice President, US Corporate Banking at Wells Fargo.
Duarte earned a Bachelors Degree from Amherst College in 2012, with a double major in Economics and Spanish. He received a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 2018.