Competing for the Future: The Future of Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement

Competing for the Future: The Future of Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement

The world is changing, business is changing, and all of it is changing faster than ever before. Business is experiencing a revolution rather than evolution. So, with change impacting business like never before how has operational excellence changed and where it is heading in the future? What are we doing and what do we need to do differently to be able to compete in the future?

SPEAKERS

John Biedry

John Biedry
Former Senior Director, Global Lean Enterprise

Nike

John Biedry is a continuous improvement leader skilled at building operational excellence programs that deliver results quickly.

For the past 25 years, John has been a leader and driving force behind operational excellence, lean, six sigma, & quality initiatives in organizations with domestic and international operations. These include Waste Management, Sears, IMC Global, ServiceMaster and more recently Nike, where he served as the architect in transforming the global lean initiative.

John is a frequent speaker at industry conferences & provides expert consulting advice to businesses engaged in transforming their continuous improvement efforts

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Long Island University.