John Powers is a principal at Deloitte and serves as Global Chief Transformation Officer and Chief Information Officer (CIO).
As CIO, Powers chairs the Deloitte Technology Executive and has responsibility for all facets of technology including strategy, applications, infrastructure, support, and execution. He is also leading the implementation of the globalization of technology for Deloitte. Additionally, as Transformation Officer, he guides, directs, and sponsors the implementation of transformative programs and is accountable for embedding sustainable change and realizing quantitative and qualitative benefits.
He formerly led Deloitte’s Defense Sector and its Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practice in the US and globally.
Throughout his career, Powers has helped to execute several large M&A transactions, including the Dell/EMC merger and the eBay/PayPal divestiture. His work has spanned the globe and has enabled the seamless transition of more than 500,000 people over the course of his career.
He holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, a BS from Colorado State University, and a BA from Brown University. As an undergraduate, Powers received a US Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship and later served as a US Army Finance Corps officer.
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