Matthew A. Hein is an International Trade Specialist in the Office of Health and Information Technology (OHIT), part of the Industry and Analysis division of the International Trade Administration (ITA) in the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Since September 2005, he has followed medical device issues in Southeast Asian countries (excluding China and Japan), and also tracked domestic and international developments in the Health Information Technology (Health IT) sector.
In October 2010, he completed an 18-month set of courses and work assignments to graduate from the Commerce Department’s Executive Leadership Development Program. Between July-October 2009, he led the Korea and Taiwan team within the ITA Office of the Pacific Basin.
Prior to joining ITA, Mr. Hein worked as a statistician/economist for two trade associations, the Beer Institute (1994-2004) and the National Automobile Dealers Association (2004-2005). Mr. Hein received his MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park.