Joe Crady

Chief of Training for Improvement and Innovation US Air Force

Joe is a force development leader with over 40 years of experience leading force development and transformation in the USAF. He is passionate about leveraging continuous improvement and innovation methodologies that digitally transform, increase performance, and deliver outcomes across the business and operations missions.  Joe’s diverse skills and experience cut across business systems, operations, force development, technology, and strategy.  He is leveraging existing force development processes to increase continuous improvement and innovation excellence that support intelligent automation technologies such as RPA and AI.

Joe is currently the Chief of Continuous Process Improvement and Innovation Force Development for the USAF where he drives the global continuous improvement and innovation force development strategy.  Joe has held positions as the Business Process Owner for the Air Force Training Administration system where he lead enterprise level digital transformation of the training administration system. Joe also held positions in the Accessions, Initial Skills Training, and Retraining division responsible for managing the enterprise program responsible accessing and developing over 20,000 Airman annually.

Joe graduated from Bellevue University in Omaha, NE with a BS in Management Information Systems.  Joe lives live in Alexandra, VA with his wife and has two adult children.

Wednesday: Main Conference Day One

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

4:10 PM Case study: The purpose, goals, plans, challenges and initial execution steps to rapidly scale OPEX (Lean, Six Sigma, Problem Solving) skills and disciplines throughout the US Air Force

  •  The urgent need for consistency, and data driven decisions to transform to a digital Air Force
  • The obstacles and barriers that have had to be overcome so far, in order to succeed
  • Actions to-date that are enabling the high-speed ramp-up and high-quality results
  • The use of data to adjust, adapt and continuously improve the process
  • Plans, possibilities and strategic thinking for the next 2-5 years

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