San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Your Speaker's Bio - John Prentice
John W. Prentice is President of Prentice Consulting, Inc. where he works with small and middle-market companies in strategy development, project management and continuous improvement.
Formerly he was Executive Director for Hillenbrand Industries, a global Fortune 1000 company headquartered in Batesville, Indiana. In this position he was an internal consultant to the firm's corporate staffs, leading teams in strategic decision-making, operating analyses, and special project implementation domestically, as well as consulting for the company's European operations.
Mr. Prentice was also a member of the Board of Directors and President and Chief Executive Officer of Forethought Federal Savings Bank. As CEO, Mr. Prentice was responsible for managing the growth and performance of the enterprise, growing the business from start-up to an annual growth rate of over 100%.
Mr. Prentice's career includes over thirty years of experience in P&L management, strategy, planning, start-ups, marketing and continuous improvement. He studied under a Toyota sensei and praticed Kaizen in numerous companies in the United States and Japan.
Mr. Prentice has two decades of practice in Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen for process improvement. He has served nearly 40 organizations world-wide. With over 80 Kaizen events in a wide variety of industries, Mr. Prentice has delivered outstanding results for his clients.
Discussion Topics Include:
Introduction to Continuous Improvement
Seven Lean Six Sigma Lessons
Problem Solving Tools