John Steele, a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP who leads the U.S. SAP Finance Transformation Practice, has more than 20 years of experience in consulting and corporate environments, and has spent the past 14 years focused on SAP-enabled business transformation initiatives. In addition to deep experience leading complex business transformation programs, with a focus on process redesign, shared services, analytics, and external reporting, John has led multiple global ERP implementation programs. In recent years, he has focused on the application of leading-edge technologies such as SAP HANA to solve clients’ most pressing business issues, including co-leading Deloitte’s first HANA proof of concept in North America. Before joining Deloitte, John held leadership positions in consumer products and investment banking. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh.