Matthew Savas

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 experiences to Japan.

Matt has a BA in East Asian Studies from Bates College and an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst. He lived in Japan for 5 years and is always eager to recommend spots off the beaten path for travelers. When he’s not at work he enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife, roasting coffee, and reading history.