Kevin, J.

Kevin, J. Duggan

Kevin J. Duggan is a renowned expert in applying advanced lean techniques to achieve Operational Excellence and the author of three books on the subject: Design for Operational Excellence: A Breakthrough Strategy for Business Growth,Creating Mixed Model Value Streams,and The Office That Grows Your Business – Achieving Operational Excellence in Your Business Processes. As the Founder of the Institute for Operational Excellence, the leading educational center on Operational Excellence, and Duggan Associates, an international training and advisory firm, Kevin has formally educated and assisted many major corporations worldwide over the past 12 years, including United Technologies Corporation, Caterpillar, Pratt & Whitney, Singapore Airlines, IDEX Corporation, FMC Technologies, GKN and Parker Hannifin.

A recognized authority on Operational Excellence, Kevin has contributed to publications such as Industry Week, Aviation Week, the Association for Manufacturing Excellence’s Target Online, ASQ Continuity, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ Lean Directions, andAmerican Executive, and has appeared on CNN and the Fox Business Network.Kevin is a frequent keynote speaker, master of ceremonies, and panelist at both public and private conferences such as the Australian Operational Excellence National Forum, the European and American Manufacturing Strategies Summit, European Process Excellence in Manufacturing, and Aviation Week’s Management Forum. He also lecturers graduate students in business at colleges throughout the United States, including the University of Michigan and Ohio State University.

To learn more about Kevin’s work in Operational Excellence please visit www.instituteopex.org and www.dugganinc.com. You can also follow Kevin on twitter @KevinJDuggan.

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