Derek Matthews is a computer engineer for SAP Ariba and an international award winner for his work with knowledge management.  He is also President and CEO of BeyPixels, LLC and co-developer of Family Roll Call - The exception-based alert system (

A pianist since age 6, he is a two-time state winner of the South Carolina Music Teachers Association piano competition.  He is Associate Director, pianist, and keyboardist for Zephyr Instrumental - a 21st Century Orchestra.  He also enjoys performing with multiple handbell choirs and in various piano recitals.  He was musical director for Morningside Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein (2016), Jule Styne (2015), and Jerome Kern (2014).  Derek has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clemson University.