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Mike Canning

Government & Public Services Leader

Mike, a Deloitte Consulting LLP principal, leads Deloitte’s Government & Public Services (GPS) practice. GPS includes nearly 15,000 practitioners, providing consulting, risk, and financial advisory services to 47 states, all cabinet-level agencies in the US government, as well as at higher education and non-profit organizations.

Mike specializes in helping organizations solve major issues including strategic planning, merger and acquisition activities, business transformations, and implementation of large-scale projects. He also currently serves on Deloitte’s US Board of Directors.

Prior to his role as GPS leader, Mike was the global clients leader for Global Clients & Industries, where he oversaw efforts to ensure Deloitte member firms consistently deliver exceptional quality and the best of Deloitte’s broad portfolio of services to clients around the globe.

During his tenure, Mike has served as chair of Deloitte’s Global Committee and as a member of its Strategy and Governance Committee on the US Board of Directors. He has also served as Deloitte’s global consulting managing director of services. For Deloitte Consulting US, he served as the national managing director of its Strategy and Operations practice, as well as the Strategy and Transformation leader. Mike has more than 30 years of experience at Deloitte, starting as a research analyst in the Detroit office in 1988.

Mike holds a bachelor of arts from Oberlin College, a bachelor of music from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, a masters in business administration from the University of Chicago.

Mike resides with his wife and their three children in the Boston, Massachusetts area. In his spare time, he plays classical piano and is an avid photographer.

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