Lean Institute Colombia, Colombia

+57 750 74 49
Mailing Address
Carrera 98 #16-200, Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Supported Languages


Lean Institute Colombia (LIC) has the mission to expand lean thinking to improve the competitiveness of companies by creating value for customers through developing the capability of people. We help all sectors implement the lean transformation framework through company projects, workshops, training, publications, books, and research. We strive to improve the social, environmental, and economic conditions of Colombia and the world. LIC is a non-profit organization.


Angélica Gutiérrez

Co-Founder and Senior Consultant


Angelica Gutiérrez has more than 16 years of experience in human resources and business administration in Colombia and Brazil. For 10 years she has been bringing lean thinking to human resources to make companies more capable of evolving to meet ever-changing market needs.

Juan David Ruiz Valencia

Founder and President


Juan Ruiz has a masters in Global Business Administration (MBA) from Universitat de Barcelona and a degree in industrial engineering from Universidad Javeriana. He has 14 years of multicultural experience in operations management and strategy. He has helped companies across a variety of industries improve their performance including education, manufacturing, agrobusiness, retail, and logistics.