John Levis
Senior Client Principal - Strategy & Innovation, Deloitte
John Levis is a senior principal in Deloitte’s Strategy & Innovation consulting practice with a focus on developing growth and innovation strategies for companies typically in technology, media and telecommunication.

John counsels businesses on how to transform innovation from an intangible, aspirational concept into a meaningful business strategy that can drive greater productivity and lead to a competitive advantage in the marketplace. John also works to promote an innovative culture for clients and facilitates the sharing of innovative best practices and new ideas across their ecosystems. He is a frequent writer and speaker at external forums and academic institutions on the changing nature of innovation in business today.

Most recently, John served as the global Chief Innovation Officer for Deloitte driving a culture and strategy for innovation to more than 200,000 Deloitte professionals in over 100 countries world-wide.  He was also the Regional Managing Director for Deloitte’s business throughout North and South America – the largest and fastest growing of Deloitte’s three global regions.  Prior to that, John served in progressive leadership positions throughout the Deloitte U.S. firm, including Managing Director of Americas Region from 2009 to 2011; National Managing Principal, Strategy, Research & Innovation from 2007 to 2009; and Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte U.S. Firms from 2006 to 2009. Admitted into the Deloitte partnership in June 1997, Levis has served member firms’ largest technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) clients.

John has contributed to his community as the Deloitte Champion for Dallas-Fort Worth March of Dimes “March for Babies®” program; and was a charter member of the Duke Innovation Working Group at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

John received a Bachelor of mathematics degree in applied mathematics and engineering from the University of Waterloo. He attained the designation CMC (certified management consultant) from the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Canada.