Matt W Kane
Design Thinker // Idea Activator // People Leader

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Matt Kane is developing global leaders and  building a culture of learning and innovation at Johnson & Johnson. Matt’s route through J&J crosses Global IT, Marketing, and Human Resources, creating a unique and diverse perspective on the business and the People. This exercise in adaptability and resilience allowed him to cultivate a deeper ability to lead at the Enterprise level.

As an HR leader, Matt harnesses his cross-functional expertise, global experience, and passion for helping people to drive business results and innovative solutions for talent development.

8 Things to Know About Matt

Philadelphia born and raised
Wears mismatching socks (ask him why)
Self-described Apple and Disney fanboy
Loves Burning Man
#1 Value is Learning (Gallup Strength Finder)
Spirited, imaginative, and playful
Starts many ideas with “What If…?”


Professionally, Matt is building a culture of learning and innovation throughout Johnson & Johnson globally. And for fun, he brings awesome ideas to life for his family, friends, and community.


Talent Development

Using proven and future-facing processes and technologies, Matt develops high-performance people leaders by creating engaged learning experiences, facilitating career development processes and transitions, delivering developmental resources, and more.



Accelerating business impact through learning strategies,  innovation and business strategies through organizational design and engagement, partner alignment, and other proven tools and frameworks. The best strategies are rendered through creativity, empathy, integrative thinking, and experimentation in team and cross-functional settings.


Experience Design

Creating engaging and customer-centered experiences using design thinking and service design tools like Customer Journey Maps, The Five Whys, Agile Development, and Storyboards. Experiences include TEDxJNJ, Global Talent Programs, TEDxPhiladelphia, Dinner en Blanc, and more.

Career Graphics

These documents visually represent Matt’s career at Johnson & Johnson and his continuing education –click to see a larger version. For a greater level of detail on Matt’s education and work experiences, visit his LinkedIn profile.


Career Summary


Global Experience


Career Timeline


Continuing Education

Matt continually expands his thinking and brings big-picture learnings back to Johnson & Johnson. Here is a selection of institutions he has attended and certificates he holds: