Babson Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Welcomes Internet Entrepreneur and Hyundai Colombia Automotiz Founder

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Babson Names Internet Entrepreneur and Hyundai Colombia Automotiz Founder  to Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

WELLESLEY, Mass., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Babson College, the top-ranked college for the study of entrepreneurship, has named Matthew R. Coffin, CEO, Coffin Enterprises and Founder, Former CEO, LowerMyBills.com; and Carlos J. Mattos, Founder and President, Hyundai Colombia Automotiz, S.A., to the Babson Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Matthew R. Coffin is an Internet entrepreneur and early-stage investor. He was the CEO and founder of LowerMyBills.com, which was sold to Experian for $380 million. In addition to LowerMyBills.com, he was president of Experian Online Customer Acquisition Services and the incubator-like Experian Interactive Innovation Center. Coffin was an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of Year award winner in 2007, and was Southern California Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006. Current investments include Rubicon Project, Demand Media, Mahalo, eBureau, InAdco, and Hautelook.

Carlos J. Mattos is founder and president of Hyundai Colombia Automotriz, S.A. (HCA), the exclusive distributor and importer of Hyundai Motor Company, Korea. HCA ranks second on the local market in terms of sales behind the Colombian unit of General Motors. In 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006, Mattos received the award as the Best Hyundai Distributor in Latin America, and in 2008, was awarded as the Best Hyundai Distributor of the World. Mattos is a Member, Babson College Board of Overseers.

Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

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SOURCE Babson College

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