Meet Matt Szuhaj
Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Location matters. Business operating costs and conditions vary significantly by geography and are constantly in flux. For more than 20 years, Matt Szuhaj’s career has been dedicated to helping companies align business strategies with locations to realize cost advantages, access new markets, tap deeper talent pools and modify organizational structure and deployment.
Matt has helped clients develop global deployment strategies; create market entry strategies; evaluate infrastructure and real estate; review operating conditions and costs; and negotiate business incentives and entitlements. He has performed global strategies for numerous clients across the functional spectrum including manufacturing, distribution operations, shared service centers, call centers, R&D operations and headquarters for projects throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Matt speaks and writes frequently on issues related to health reform, global market trends, location strategy, business incentives, footprint rationalization, R&D trends, manufacturing trends, supply chain and life sciences trends. He has authored bylined articles for numerous publications, including Area Development, CFO Magazine, California Health Institute, Business Facilities Magazine, Deloitte Review, Source Thought Leadership Digest and Industry Today. He has been a key note speaker for several organizations including Biotechnology Industry Organization, DCAT, CoreNet, Site Selectors Guild, Area Development, CINDE and IAMC.
In addition to his work with clients, Matt serves as a Deloitte Eminence Fellow, Deloitte University Press Editorial Review Board member and Deloitte Learning Board of Regents member.
Organizations and affiliations
- Member, Biotechnology Industry Organization
- Member, CoreNet
- Member, National Society of Professional Engineers
- Member, Site Selectors Guild
Latest media hits
State of the Heart Healthcare
Opportunity Houston Magazine | September 2011
Matt shares his perspectives on the growth of an oncology cluster in Houston.
Healthcare changes could affect site selection
Area Development Online | March 2011
Matt discusses the impact of health reform on economic development.
The automation evolution – How I learned to stop worrying and love the future of manufacturing
Matt describes how advances in automation will change manufacturing processes and required skills.
Is your corporate footprint stuck in the mud?
Matt describes the financial and organizational benefits of increasing an enterprise’s global operational footprint.
Your road map for US expansion
Matt describes distinct comparative operational and financial considerations for Life Sciences companies considering entering the US market.
Global life sciences investment trends – The emergence of Latin America
Matt describes the public health policy and macroeconomic trends impact emerging markets (Drug, Chemical and Associated Technologies Industry Week Conference)
Evomation – The future of manufacturing
Matt describes the impact of automation on the re-shoring of manufacturing jobs. (IAMC Conference)
Does available real estate drive location decisions?
Matt describes the priority of available facilities in location strategy.
Impact of health reform on economic development
Matt describes how reform will impact the retention and creation of healthcare jobs and investment. (Area Development Consultants Forum)
Proudest career moment
"Helping an organization through a multi-year project to expand its manufacturing capacity for life saving treatments – truly improving patients’ lives."