Matt Ruby is a standup comedian based in New York City and the founder of Fort Pelican, a media production company. Ruby acts, writes, directs and produces Fort Pelican's first web series, Vooza. Additionally, Ruby co-produces the weekly show "Hot Soup" at Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre East, co-hosts the monthly show "We're All Friends Here", and manages a comedy blog "Sandpaper Suit".
Ruby was the first employee of 37Signals, where he worked in design and marketing as well as co-authoring the books "Getting Real" and "REWORK". Ruby earned a BA in Political Science from Northwestern University.