Meet John Ciacchella
Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
John Ciacchella’s 20-plus-year career as a technology advisor combines his considerable tenure in the consulting arena with eight-plus years of direct industry experience in the semiconductor and electronics industry, where he held key positions in marketing, research and development (R&D) and manufacturing. He holds two patents in semiconductor processing technology applications. At Deloitte Consulting LLP, John is a principal in the Strategy & Operations practice and leads Deloitte Consulting's Technology industry practice.
In the past, he served on the board of Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network, a business and community development group for the Silicon Valley Region; he also served on several new venture company boards. He has led consulting client engagements across the United States, Europe and Asia in new product and business development, marketing strategy, technology management and corporate strategy. Throughout his consulting career, John has played an active role in thought leadership. In 2005, he led a comprehensive industry study examining the key future trends and competitive preparedness of U.S. high technology companies, which confirmed the fundamental and rapid shift under way to a consumer-driven value chain for the industry overall and highlighted how U.S. businesses have to “step up” their ability to compete. He is currently leading a separate research initiative on competitive preparedness that examines the processes and methodologies for identifying and managing major market disruptions in the technology marketplace.
John holds a bachelor of science degree in information systems management from the University of San Francisco and a master of business administration degree in technology management from Golden Gate University.