Teaming up to solve society’s toughest problems
Authors William Eggers and Paul Macmillan explore how public and private are converging to solve today’s most urgent social problems.
About the authors
William D. Eggers is a leading authority on government reform. He is responsible for research and thought leadership for Deloitte’s Public Sector industry practice.
He is the author of eight books, including 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 Institution Press, 2004), and The Public Innovator’s Playbook (Deloitte Research 2009). He coined the term Government 2.0 in a book of the same name.
His books have won numerous awards including the Louis Brownlow Award for best book on public management, the Sir Antony Fisher Memorial Award for best book promoting an understanding of the free economy, and the Roe Award for leadership and innovation in public policy research.
Paul Macmillan grew up in Canada’s national capital where he studied Public Administration at Carleton University and received an MBA from the University of Ottawa. He has been a management consultant and strategic advisor to government leaders for over 25 years. As the Global Public Sector Leader for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, Paul is responsible for the firm’s client service innovation to support public purpose organizations around the world. He is a frequent writer and speaker on topics of government innovation, public accountability, and advanced analytics.
He is a founding leader of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)-Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards and a member of the Board of Directors of Bridgepoint Hospital in Toronto. Paul was recently invited to contribute his expertise to the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation as a member of its Associates Group.