Crystal Y. Davis, The Lean Coach, Inc.
Karen Martin, TKMG, Inc.
Mike McGowan, Marietta Memorial Hospital
Are you now faced with the challenge of doing more improvement work in a virtual way, given the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic?
Join us for our second virtual panel discussion on this topic, hosted by KaiNexus and moderated by Mark Graban, with three improvement leaders who have recent experiences in this new era.
No slides, just tips and lessons learned from three experienced improvement facilitators and coaches.
Crystal Y. Davis, CLSSBB
Founder, CEO, and Principal Lean Practitioner @The Lean Coach, Inc
Crystal helps leaders create a culture of problem solvers allowing them to focus and deploy strategically. Specializing in the “Toyota Way” Lean model. Over 20 years of proven Lean experience in automotive, beverage and supply chain industries. STEM Industry focus. Client roster consists of Fortune 500/1000 Companies. Formally mentored by Toyota Senseis. Led companies to award-winning results, recognized for operational excellence at the “Lean Enterprise Institute Summit” and “Industry Week Best Plant”.
President TKMG Group & TKMG Academy
Karen is the President of TKMG, Inc., a global consulting firm that specializes in operational excellence, Lean management, and business performance improvement. They help their clients create strategies, operations, and work environments that drive profitability and growth, deliver exceptional customer value, and maximize human potential. She is also the Founder & President of a new online learning destination, TKMG Academy, Inc. They aim to be the premier online learning choice for business performance improvement, Lean management, and leadership development. Karen is the author or co-author of five business performance books, including two Shingo Award-winning books: The Outstanding Organization and Value Stream Mapping. Her latest, Clarity First, centers on her core belief that all success in life—both business and personal—is a result of operating with clarity.
Mike McGowan, LSSBB, MBOE
Director, Process Excellence at Marietta Memorial Hospital
Mike McGowan directs and oversees a team of Continuous Improvement specialists and works to apply lean thinking and tools to improve the current system. He was previously the Senior Director of Diagnostic Services for Memorial Health System. He has a Masters of Business in Operational Excellence degree from The Ohio State University.