BIOGRAPHY

Dodd Starbird

Managing Partner, Implementation Partners, LLC., Alpharetta, GA 30005, GA, USA

Dodd Starbird has over 28 years of global business leadership experience in consulting, strategy, process improvement, finance, manufacturing, systems, quality, operations, sales, training, human resources, and distribution management. As the Managing Partner for Implementation Partners LLC, Dodd leads change efforts that consistently achieve exceptional results by integrating best-in-class process and change management skills with strategic business management and leadership experience. Implementation Partners exists to inspire and enable every leader to transform their organizations to deliver exceptional business results by giving every employee a chance to contribute their best work on an engaged, sustainable, winning team. Dodd is the author of The Joy of Lean (2016) and Building Engaged Team Performance: Align Your Processes and People to Achieve Game-Changing Business Results (McGraw-

Hill, 2010). He has spoken at two prior AQI conferences. He has a Bachelor of

Science in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the University of Denver. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife Celeste and their children.