"Lean Production" Expert
Management expert and speaker James Womack led the research team that coined the term "lean production" to describe the Toyota Production System.
Lean Healthcare Advocate
An expert in improving organizational performance, speaker Roger Gerard argues that the healthcare industry needs to adopt the principles of lean thinking to be more effective.
Innovation & Operational Expert
The author of the award-winning business book The High-Velocity Edge, speaker Steven Spear shows how to outrace rivals even in the most competitive industries.
Healthcare Administration Leader
As Chairman and CEO of the Virginia Mason Health System, Gary S. Kaplan applied the Toyota Production System to healthcare management – reducing high costs while improving quality, safety and efficiency.
Former Editor-in-Chief, IndustryWeek
Corporate speaker John Brandt has spent decades studying leadership in effective, purpose-driven organizations, including IndustryWeek & Chief Executive.
Filmmaker & Researcher
Ron Galloway is the director of Why Wal-Mart Works and producer of Oflag 64: A P.O.W. Odyssey. He is a conservative columnist for Huffington Post and writes a Wal-Mart blog on why Wal-Mart does and does not work.