Meet Brian Kanter
Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Brian Kanter is the U.S. Aerospace & Defense (A&D) leader for Deloitte Consulting LLP. Since 1986, Brian has been working in the A&D industry and serving consulting clients. Throughout his career, Brian has focused on technology transformation (investment justification, technology strategy, emerging technologies and systems implementation) and strategy and operations (competitive assessments, cost management and e-business strategy). Brian led the development of the Deloitte U.S. Firms' midmarket A&D practice and the Deloitte Consulting Aerospace & Defense Preconfigured Solution (DCAPS), the only A&D solution for manufacturing companies that is endorsed by SAP.
Brian also serves as the lead client service principal for a multi-industry aerospace and defense manufacturer and as the advisory principal for a defense contractor. Prior to these responsibilities, Brian was the managing principal of Deloitte Consulting’s Americas A&D practice, which services the commercial aerospace, defense and supplier communities.
Brian was a leader for Manufacturing Fellow while earning a master of science degree in management at the Sloan School of Management and a master of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brian also has bachelor of science degree in computer science and electrical engineering from Washington University.
Brian helped conduct a global survey with Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine to develop an understanding of progress in the A&D industry with respect to e-business. Results were rolled out at the Farnborough Air Show and were featured in Aviation Week. Brian has been quoted in Aviation Week, Information Week and The New York Times.