Director – Lean Institute Brazil Christopher Thompson has been disseminating and implementing lean thinking and practice for 14 years in Latin America as a member of the Lean Institute Brazil. He has supported more than 200 companies in their lean transformations covering sectors such as automotive, aeronautics, construction, metallurgical, food, pharmaceutical, technology, health, consumer, chemical […]
As Director of the Lean Global Network (LGN), Matt works alongside the network’s 30+ institutes and partners to spread lean thinking around the globe. Prior to joining LGN, Matt worked for 3 years at the Lean Enterprise Institute. He was responsible for managing its Co-Learning Partner Program, bringing change to a local restaurant, and leading lean learning […]
CEO, Lean Enterprise Academy David has been both applying and researching lean since 1990. He manages activities at the Lean Enterprise Academy and helps firms making a lean transformation. He has worked with Dan Jones since 1997. During that time he has been involved in both pioneering research into lean thinking and the practical implementation […]
Joshua Howell is president and executive team leader at the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI). Howell was an architect and implementer of a lean operating system for retail stores at Starbucks Coffee Company, where he also created a team of lean coaches who helped facilitate and sustain the transformation globally. The system enabled improved quality for […]
Lean Institute Bulgaria was established in 2014 with the purpose of creating lean awareness in Eastern Europe. So far we have organized more than 20 events and we continue to spread lean across all industries from production and service to software development and supporting activities. Another part of our portfolio is book translation. We strive […]
Vasil Petrov is founder and president of Lean Institute Bulgaria. He has a bachelor degree in Business Administration and MBA degree from UASF conducted in Germany, Australia and India. Vasil has extensive consulting experience (e.g. Porsche Consulting) and has participated and led multiple projects in various industries worldwide including the UK, US, Germany, and Iran. […]
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 […]
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.