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Marty Schmidt is Founder and President of Solution Matrix Ltd, a business consulting and publishing firm dedicated to helping business professionals understand the impact of management actions on business performance.

Marty created Solution Matrix Ltd in 1994, in Boston, and serves as Lead Consultant and Seminar Leader for Solution Matrix Business Case Master Class Seminars. He is a recognized authority on Business Case Analysis and publishes frequently on topics in business analysis, applied statistics, and project management.

Marty grew up in Gary, Indiana, graduated from Calumet High School, received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue, and the M.B.A. from Babson College. Before founding Solution Matrix Ltd, he taught Psychology at the University of New Hampshire, created a Low Vision research program for the New York Association for the Blind. He also developed and directed and led International Marketing Programs for Digital Equipment (DEC) Europe in the 1990's.

Between consulting engagements and seminars, he is at home in Florence, Italy, pursuing Renaissance and Ancient History.

Marty Schmidt, signed
Marty Schmidt, Author

Professional Background


  • President
    Solution Matrix Ltd.,
    Boston, Massachusetts USA
  • Author
    Planet Ocean Communications,
    Kailua, Hawaii USA


  • Author
    Association of International Project Management Officers, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Senior International Marketing Manager
    Digital Equipment Corp Europe, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Principle Investigator in Low Vision
    New York Association for the Blind, New York, New York USA
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in Low Vision Human Factors
    Max Planck Institute and Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany.
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire USA.


  • B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana USA.
  • CSS in Administration and Management, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA.
  • MBA, concentration Finance, Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts USA
  • Calumet High School, Gary, Indiana USA

Military Service

  • Captain, United States Army Medical Service Corps. Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Fort Benning, Georgia USA.

Selected Online Articles by Marty Schmidt

Selected Publications

  • Schmidt, Marty, Business Encyclopedia, Solution Matrix Ltd.,
    ISBN 978­1929500147, 2012-2019.
  • Schmidt, Marty, Business Case Essentials, 5th Ed., Boston, MA, Solution Matrix Ltd ISBN 978­1929500031, 2018
  • Schmidt, Marty, Business Case Guide, 3rd Ed., Solution Matrix Ltd
    ISBN 978­1929500147, 2018
  • Schmidt, Marty, Understanding and Using Statistics, Reading, California, Horizon. ISBN 978-1602299597, 2015
  • Schmidt, Marty, Schedule Monitoring of Engineering Projects, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 1988, Vol.35 No.2, 108-114.