Jose R. Ferro

President and founder of Lean Institute Brasil. Vice-chair of the Lean Global Network. Senior Advisor of the Lean Enterprise Institute in the U.S.A. One of the founders of the lean global movement. Speaker  in conferences and events in 26 countries. Researcher at the MIT project  that lead to the publication of the book “The Machine that changed the world” where the term lean was coined. Author of chapters of the Portuguese-language version of the books “The Machine that Changed the World” and “Lean Thinking” by Womack and Jones. Holds a B.S. in Production Engineering and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Business Administration.