John E. Steele, Deloitte
John is a Principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Technology Practice and co-leads the U.S. SAP Finance Transformation Practice and Deloitte’s S/4HANA Team. He has more than 20 years of experience in consulting and corporate environments, and has spent the past 15 years focused on technology enabled business transformation.
John has deep experience leading complex global programs with a focus on process redesign, shared services, analytics, and external reporting. In recent years, John has focused his attention on the application of cutting-edge technologies such as SAP HANA to solve his clients’ most pressing business issues. He co-led Deloitte’s first HANA proof of concept in North America and led the first S/4 HANA implementation. He has been educating clients on the benefits of implementing in-memory technology within the enterprise application space.
Before joining Deloitte Consulting LLP nearly ten years ago, John held leadership positions in consumer products and investment banking. During his tenure in consulting, he has served clients in a variety of industries, including consumer products, financial services, wholesale distribution, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, and media. His clients have included AIG, New York Life, Goodrich, Cargill, Coca-Cola, Sysco, Cardinal Health, and IMG Worldwide. John’s areas of specialty include program leadership, business process transformation, finance transformation, analytics, forecasting and planning, SAP HANA, and ERP-enabled shared services.
John received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. He lives in Atlanta, GA, where he enjoys the ability to play year-round tennis with his wife and twin sons. In their spare time, John’s family has a passion for swimming and scuba diving.