Joseph B. Ucuzoglu
Chief Executive Officer | Deloitte US
New York - National Office
30 Rockefeller Plaza
Joe Ucuzoglu is the chief executive officer, leading the largest professional services organization in the United States. With more than 120,000 professionals, Deloitte provides audit and assurance, tax, consulting, and risk and financial advisory services to a broad cross-section of the largest corporations and governmental agencies.
Joe remains actively engaged with many of our clients across multiple sectors, working to ensure that we are consistently delivering the full breadth of Deloitte. He frequently speaks on a broad range of current issues facing the business community such as building a culture of purpose and inclusivity, the evolving regulatory landscape, and the role that businesses must play in leading society through the rapid pace of technology-driven change.
Previously, Joe served as the leader of Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance practice in the United States, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the transformation of the practice and delivering profession-leading innovation and quality while preparing Deloitte's talent for a digitally-driven future. He also served as the national managing partner for government, regulatory, and professional matters. In this role, he had oversight for Deloitte’s interactions with regulators and elected officials as well as overseeing the government affairs, public policy, and ethics functions.
Earlier in his career, Joe served as senior advisor to the chief accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), advising on complex accounting, auditing, and public policy matters, and interacting frequently with other governmental agencies and Congress.
Joe serves on the board of directors of the Partnership for New York City, the governing board of the Center for Audit Quality, and the Board of Councilors of the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. He is a member of the Fortune CEO Initiative, the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, the Economic Club of New York, and the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation.
Joe received a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California.
Media highlights and perspectives:
CNBC "Squawk Box", August 13, 2021 – Joe shares talent and hybrid work insights with CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”
LinkedIn, June 29, 2021 – Joe provides his thoughts on the race to reimagine work in a marketplace where one of the top challenges is talent—attracting, hiring, retaining, developing, engaging, and growing professionals.
Great Place to Work, January 29, 2021 – In a conversation with Great Place to Work CEO Michael Bush, Joe discusses Deloitte’s “swift, deep, and wide-ranging” response to the COVID-19 crisis and racial reckoning, touching on the “Deloitte Cares” program and the benefits of the hybrid work model.
The Greater Washington Partnership, November 23, 2020 – In a webinar hosted by Greater Washington Partnership, Joe joins various business leaders to discuss prospects for vaccine distribution, FFAST (fast, frequent, asymptomatic testing), and schools reopening in the Capital Region.
The Female Quotient, March 4, 2020 – At the Equality Lounge at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Joe spoke with Shelley Zalis, CEO of The Female Quotient, and Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, on the megatrends that are reshaping our world, noting equality as both a social and economic imperative.
Fox Business, January 23, 2020 – Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo interviews Joe at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In the interview, Joe discusses companies serving a broad cross-section of stakeholders by engaging communities on issues rather than sitting on the sidelines.
Yahoo Finance, January 23, 2020 – Yahoo Finance's Editor in Chief Andy Serwer and Alexis Christoforous speak with Joe on economic recovery at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Notre Dame Business, October 29, 2019 – As part of the Dean’s Speaker Series at Notre Dame University’s Business School, Joe spoke about the promise of professional services in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit, October 10, 2019 – Joe spoke at Yahoo Finance’s 2019 All Markets Summit with Siemens’ Barbara Humpton. The session’s theme was “Generational Opportunities.”
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