Stephane Deblock

Director of Global Operational Excellence, Bio-Rad, Rohnert Park, CA, USA


Stephane is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and has over 15 years of experience in process improvement, both in the US and in Europe.

Stephane began his career at Pfizer in Paris, France, where he was in charge of streamlining processes in both the Sales and IT departments. He continued his experience working for Deloitte in San Francisco on different improvements projects focusing in Service Quality.

Then Stephane worked for Airbus in Toulouse, France. In that role, he managed a major project aimed at streamlining Airbus’ manufacturing assembly lines located in France, Spain, England, Germany, and China.

Back in the US, Stephane joined UC Berkeley Shared Services as a Process Transformation and Innovation Manager. Stephane led different projects focused on process improvements and System implementations. In Addition Stephane also developed and taught the Lean Six Sigma training program at UC Berkeley.

Today at Bio-Rad, Stephane has been leading the OE program very successfully for the past 3 years, the journey stated in global manufacturing and is now expanding to the entire organization. His passion, his 2 sons, Cameron 6 years old and Lucas 2 years old.

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Conference Chair's Message 

Joel Smith

This year’s conference is focused on making sure we are “continuing” our journey as practitioners. Whatever your level of experience, you will learn new concepts, new perspectives and network with the best in the industry.

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