Robert R. Matheson, Founder

Robert R. Matheson, Founder

Mr. Matheson founded Earlyman, LLC (“Earlyman”), a dynamic and evolutionary firm in 1999. Mr. Matheson founded Earlyman to primarily focus on creating, incubating and accelerating concepts – ideas and companies. Throughout his career Mr. Matheson has worked with companies, investors, inventors and entrepreneurs.

Over the years, Mr. Matheson developed several businesses and products; bringing them to market in education, communications, consumer products and digital media. Through Earlyman, Mr. Matheson is involved in several early-stage projects as a consultant, investor and operator. In 2002, Mr. Matheson conceptualized of the premier consumer products and apparel brand Robert Redd. Prior to REDD, Mr. Matheson co-founded a start-up incubator EMT, LLC based in Washington, DC, and the surrounding metropolitan area, which guided businesses, inventors and entrepreneurs. Several businesses evolved out of this experience, most notably, the educational software venture,, Inc.

Mr. Matheson attended Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, Massachusetts, The Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia and received a BA in History from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Matheson studied architecture and art history at the University of Virginia early in his college career. Additionally, Mr. Matheson has coached lacrosse teams at all levels from elementary through collegiate. An avid traveler, Mr. Matheson has traveled extensively around the world and currently resides in Florida. Mr. Matheson and Earlyman have properties in Virginia and Rhode Island.

Mr. Matheson is a contributor to blogs. – RRM Brand Architect page

Mr. Matheson’s talents and specialties include: Branding Specialist. Design and Development. Negotiation Expertise. International Trade. Fund Raising. Real Estate Development. Start-up Experience. Marketing. Brand Architecture. Retail. Wholesale. Consumer Products. Positive Thinking. Resolution Management.

Mr. Matheson’s strengths based on Gallup’s StrengthsFinder 2.0 are:

  • Ideation
  • Futuristic
  • Strategic
  • Command
  • Restorative

Mr. Matheson is available for speaking engagements and personal one-on-one coaching sessions. Please send inquiries through the contact us section of the website. Thank you!