Peter Gaa
Principal Director, Accenture, Boerne, TX, USA

Pete has helped global firms across many industries, and government agencies improve their processes in the office and factory. He has led hundreds of kaizens and multi-kaizens using Shingo style process mapping. He is a Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and a Lean Master. He has 36 years of improvement experience in pharmaceutical, chemical, plastics, banking, consumer products, software development, electronics and automotive industries. He also improved military type processes within the US Army and Navy in Kuwait, Afghanistan, and the USA.

Before his current role in consulting he led research, development, manufacturing, and quality departments in companies within the plastics, chemicals and electronic industries in the US and Japan. He has earned 18 US Patents on new products and processes.

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October 9, 2018


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Conference Chair's Message

Laura Martin-Samala

Continuous Process Improvement is not just something a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioner helps organizations achieve, but is also a fundamental core competency of their personal make up. That is why  innovative companies are looking for people that use the LSS way of thinking at every level. In this age of “Big Data”, “IOT” and “AI”, ... read more