John Biedry

John is the Sr. Director of Global Lean Enterprise at Nike’s headquarters in Beaverton, OR.

He is responsible for developing the corporation’s worldwide lean deployment efforts. This includes training and development, metrics, strategy, recruiting, coaching, continuous improvement and tracking business benefits. His scope includes driving lean principles throughout the Nike business including external suppliers, customers and internal operations.

Prior to joining Nike, John held leadership positions in a number of companies including Waste Management, ServiceMaster, and Sears. In addition, he served as a consultant at Breakthrough Management Group, where he guided organizations in utilizing continuous improvement & innovation to improve business performance.

Mr. Biedry graduated from Long Island University with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Environmental Planning.

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