Dan Blackwell

Dan’s three decades of continuous improvement experience are characterized by strong, sustainable results delivered in multiple industry environments and corporate cultures. Industries served include: banking, advertising, government, distribution, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, semiconductors, defence, electronics, food and beverage, and automotive.

Dan has extensive experience in conducting due diligence, as well as project identification assessments to identify high value opportunities. As a trusted advisor, he regularly partners with senior leadership to design improvement initiatives that align with corporate strategy and are supported by company culture. Having worked with diverse clients and cultures in 18 different countries, Dan incorporates proven solutions into each unique opportunity and is adept at developing internal resources to optimize their problem-solving expertise.

In addition to being certified as a Master Black Belt, he is also a Lean Master and Kaizen expert, and has trained and coached over 1,000 experts across 5 continents.

Previously, Dan was a director with George Group Consulting, and an industrial engineer and Lean expert with Texas Instruments.

Education

  • Iowa State University
    BS Industrial Engineering
  • Certified Master Black Belt

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ASQ Lean and Six Sigma Conference 2019

ASQ Lean and Six Sigma Conference 2019

March 4 - 5, 2019
Phoenix, AZ

Lisa Custer, PhD presents "Data Visualizations: In the Realm of Big Data"