Andrew Wilkinson
Global Lean Platform Lead, Monsanto, Fowler, IN, USA

Andy has more than 15 years of experience in leading Plants and Operations. He is skilled in executing complex organizational lean transformations and production system cultures. His well-rounded leadership style blends analytical ability with best practice and behavioral drivers to empower and build highly effective teams. Andy’s experience was built through roles with Caterpillar, Bonnell Aluminum, Wabash National, Air System Components, Liberty Mutual and most recently Monsanto. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, holds advanced Lean Practitioner Certifications from Purdue University and is certified in Organizational Training and Design from Kent State University. Andy obtained an M.S. Industrial Technology from Purdue University and his B.S. Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.


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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