William Eggers

What I do

William is responsible for research and thought leadership for Deloitte’s Public Sector industry practice.


William Eggers is a leading authority on public-private partnerships and government reform. 

He is the author of eight books, including his newest, co-authored with Paul Macmillan, 'The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises are Teaming up to Solve Society’s Biggest Problems' (Harvard Business Press, September 2013). The book, which 'The Wall Street Journal' calls 'pulsating with new ideas about civic and business and philanthropic engagement', was named on ten best books of the year lists.

His earlier books, including the Washington Post bestseller 'If We Can Put a Man on the Moon', have won numerous awards including best books on policy, leadership and public services from 'the Guardian', the 2014 Axiom book 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 coined the term 'Government 2.0' in a book of the same name. His commentary has appeared in dozens of major media outlets including 'The New York Times', 'Wall Street Journal', and 'The Washington Post'. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @wdeggers.