Speaking Engagements

David Mann is a regular speaker on topics related to creating Lean cultures, the Lean tasks of senior leadership, and the tactics of Lean management that sustain Lean conversions.

Topics with experience-based expertise include:

  • Lean as a process focused improvement system and mindset
  • All aspects of Lean management’s behaviors, practices, and tools
  • Lean measurement principles, metrics, and practices
  • Assessing the status of a lean implementation
  • Gemba walking for leadership engagement in a Lean initiative
  • Lean leadership thinking and practices for senior leaders
  • Implementing Lean applications in cross-functional and multi-company enterprise business processes, including senior leaders’ responsibilities

Selective keynotes, presentations and workshop clients

  • Honda Lean Network
  • Steelcase Lean Network
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Lean Aerospace Initiative
  • Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) Annual and Regional Conferences
  • Northwest High Performance Enterprise Consortium, state and regional MEPs
  • Shingo Prize
  • Productivity Inc
  • Fisher College of Business (Ohio State University) Center for Operational Excellence
  • Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario
  • Saint Mary's Healthcare Lean Advisory Board
  • Johnson & Johnson (Ortho Clinical Diagnostics ValuMetrix Services)
  • As well as many company and company-sponsored events across economic sectors: discrete and technology manufacturing, food processing, mining and energy, transactional and technical-professional office processes, healthcare inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and ancillary services, and financial services.

Contact me to discuss your speaking engagement.