Government & Public Services
Principal | Risk & Financial Advisory
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Matt is a principal with Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP and leads the Risk & Financial Advisory Government & Public Services (GPS) practice. As a recognized innovator and entrepreneur in the analytics community, Matt has dedicated more than 20 years to working at the intersection of commerce, public policy, and technology. He began his career as a White House staffer supporting environmental science and policy development and went on to build businesses that focused on combining the distributive and collaborative power of the World Wide Web with the analytic and visualization capability of geographic information systems.
Upon completing graduate studies at MIT, he co-founded Syncline to revolutionize how local government organizations published and shared geospatial data on the Web. In 2003, he co-founded Traverse Technologies, a geospatial analytics firm, which was acquired by Deloitte in 2010.
At Deloitte, Matt most recently served as the Lead Client Service Partner for Deloitte’s work in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He also led Innovation and Platforms for Deloitte's GPS business. Matt has made significant contributions to the analytics community throughout his time at Deloitte advising federal agencies and Fortune 500 companies on the collaborative exchange, display, and analysis of data. Matt recently collaborated with Deloitte’s eminence team and the MIT Media Lab on the development and launch of DataUSA.io, a new vision for enhancing the value of open data. He has applied this deep knowledge in numerous industries from banking and insurance to homeland security, transportation, housing, and urban development.
In 2019, Matt joined the Board of Directors for the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council, a non-profit, non-partisan organization comprised of the leading companies that support the Homeland Security Enterprise with best-in-class technology, product, and service solutions. Matt also served on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee from 2013–2017, a Member of the Board of Directors for the Fishing School from 2015–2019, and served as a member of Alumni Advisory Board for Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He is a graduate of Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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