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Matthieu Kaminski

Matt Kaminski.


Office of Virtual Learning Initiatives



Matthieu is the Director of the Office of Learning Initiatives. He is a French-born professional with extensive experience in healthcare and academia. He obtained his nursing degree specializing in ER, Labor, and Pediatrics in Albi, France. After relocating to the United States 11 years ago, he worked as an EMT Paramedic in the tri-valley area before transitioning to a position at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health Dean’s Office for four years. He then moved to the Haas School of Business as the Operation Manager and Board Senior Administrative Officer for Development and Alumni Relations.

With his diverse background, Matt joined the School of Optometry & Vision Science in March 2020, where he quickly adapted to the COVID pandemic by deploying online continuing education programs. Currently, as the Program Director of the Office of Learning Initiatives, he oversees online programs and audiovisual aspects of the School.

Outside of work, Matt enjoys quality time with his wife and newborn Laila, brewing beer, barbecuing, and playing soccer.