Willliam Eggers

Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Government Insights, Deloitte

William Eggers is the Executive Director of Deloitte’s Center for Government Insights where he is responsible for the firm’s public sector thought leadership. His latest book is Delivering on Digital: The Innovators and Technologies that are Transforming Government (Deloitte University Press, 2016). His eight other books include The Solution Revolution: How Government, Business, and Social Enterprises are Teaming up to Solve Society’s Biggest Problems (Harvard Business Review Press 2013). The book, which The Wall Street Journal calls “pulsating with new ideas about civic and business and philanthropic engagement,” was named to ten best books of the year lists. His other books include The Washington Post best seller If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government (Harvard Business Press, 2009), Governing by Network (Brookings, 2004), and The Public Innovator’s Playbook (Deloitte Research 2009). He coined the term Government 2.0 in a book by the same name. His commentary has appeared in dozens of major media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and the Washington Post. His books have won numerous awards including the 2014 Axiom award for best book on business theory, the Louis Brownlow award for best book on public management, the Sir Antony Fisher award for best book promoting an understanding of the free economy, and the Roe Award for leadership and innovation in public policy research. He is a former appointee to the Office of Management and Budget’s Performance Measurement Advisory Council (PMAC) and former Director of the Texas Performance Review/ e-Texas initiative that was charged with developing recommendations to save tax dollars, increase the use of technology, improve customer service and inject competition into state services. He can be reached at weggers@deloitte.com or on twitter @wdeggers.