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CHECK OUT THE PAST 80+ WORLD-CLASS BUSINESS & INDUSTRY EXPERTS  SHARING THEIR BUSINESS SECRETS IN OUR PREVIOUS VIRTUAL SUMMITS

We all work to provide value for our customers and continuously improve our processes.  The Virtual Lean Summit is designed to provide you with a wealth of practical applications that you can use right away at work.  Come learn visual problem-solving skills that will help give you an edge in your work.  This summit is for those new to Lean as well as the seasoned professionals.  Learn skills, frameworks, and tools that will help you improve.

This event will bring together the some of the best Lean and business experts in the world to reveal to you what the top companies and consultants are doing to create a Lean culture.

The Virtual Lean Summit is FREE to attend!

  • FREE* ONLINE EVENT | JULY 20-22, 2022

Join people just like YOU from around the world and strengthen your ability to identify problems, creatively solve those problems, and then manage the implementation of your solutions to add customer value, process efficiency and effectiveness, and empower your teams TODAY!

* Every day during the 20th-22nd of July, 2022 Summit, you'll receive an email with the link to watch the free videos that day. The videos will be locked after 24 hours. You will also be provided with opportunity to purchase the "All-Access Pass" package and watch all sessions anytime.

our 2020 Featured Experts 
From our Very First Event,
the Bounce Back Summit 


Jared Thatcher & Guests

LIVE SESSION: Monday, May 25th, @ 9:00 AM PST | 12:00 PM EST

The Bounce Back Summit Kick-Off Live Session (with live audience interaction)


Professor David A. Shore - Harvard

Monday, May 25, Prerecorded Keynote Session

KEYNOTE: Project Restart: 9 Top Tips for Successfully Transitioning From Lockdown to Limbo


Dion Oden

Monday, May 25, Prerecorded Session

Operations & the Culture of an Organization Coming Back from Quarantine: How to Ensure Employee Engagement


Vanessa Harrison-Chambers

Monday, May 25, Prerecorded Session

The Key Ingredient to Maintaining Momentum in These Crazy Times


Allan Freed

Monday, May 25, Prerecorded Session

Tune in to the Needs of Your Customers in the Changing Landscape of Today


Dave Ulrich

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, May 25th, @ 10:00 AM PST | 12:00 PM EST

Ten Insights to Discover Opportunities in Crisis: Implications for Individuals, Leaders, and Organizations


Paul Akers

Tuesday, May 26, Prerecorded Session

How 2 Second Daily Continuous Improvements Can Transform Your Business


Tracy O'Rourke

Tuesday, May 26, Prerecorded Session

Conducting Virtual Process Walks, Kaizen Events, and
Lean Six Sigma Training Online


Dan Markovitz

Tuesday, May 26, Prerecorded Session

Continuous Improvement? Or Continuous Movement? Hear the Voice of the Process and Stop Driving Yourself (and Your Team) Crazy


Douglas Lundrigan

LIVE SESSION: May 27th, Wednesday @ 9:00 am PST | 12:00 pm EST

Cultivating a Resilient Mindset to Bounce Back After COVID-19


Karyn Ross

LIVE SESSION: May 27th, Wednesday @ 11:00 am PST | 2:00 pm EST

Do More Than Bounce Back! Go Forward with Kindness (and a Little Creativity)!


Katie Anderson

Wednesday, May 27, Prerecorded Session

Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: 8 Practices to Help You Learn, Lead,
and Move Forward


John Lovell

Wednesday, May 27, Prerecorded Session

Reflections of Leadership Lessons Learned on the Front Lines


Brad Anderson - Corporate VP @ Microsoft

Thursday, May 28, Prerecorded Session

From Crisis Response to Rebuilding for the Future: 2 Durable Trends to Watch


Liam McKelvie

Thursday, May 28, Prerecorded Session

3 Steps to Overcome Anything


Parmeet Singh Sood

Thursday, May 28, Prerecorded Session

Small Steps Leading to Massive Action:
Formula for Business Success


Michael Bremer

Thursday, May 28, Prerecorded Session

12 Vital Actions to Get Your Business to Bounce Back


Jared Thatcher

Friday, May 29, Prerecorded Session

Why You Need to Create a Continuous Cost Improvement System
in Your Organization


Kriti Anand

Friday, May 29, Prerecorded Session

Small Business Financing in a COVID-19 Landscape


Andrew Lenti

Friday, May 29, Prerecorded Session

Work, Govern and Improve Your Company From Anywhere
with PRESTO Digital Enterprise


Willy Wijnands

LIVE SESSION: May 30th, Saturday @ 10:30 AM PST | 1:30 PM EST  |  7:30 PM CEST

Transforming Education & Innovation with eduScrum and Lightschools


Britt van Mensvoort

LIVE SESSION: May 30th, Saturday @ 10:30 AM PST | 1:30 PM EST  |  7:30 PM CEST

Transforming Education & Innovation with eduScrum and Lightschools


Jared Thatcher

LIVE SESSION: May 30th, Saturday @ 12:00 PM PST | 3:00 PM EST

Parenting the Lean Way: Improving Your Home Life with Business Inspired Solutions


our 2021 Featured Experts 
From Our Second Event, 
the Virtual Lean Summit 


DAY 1 - Lean Visual Problem-Solving Tools

Jared Thatcher & Guests

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 6:30-7:30 AM PST

The Virtual Lean Summit Kick-Off Live Session (with live audience interaction)


Professor David A. Shore - Harvard

LIVE KEYNOTE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 7:30-9:00 AM PST | 10:30-12:00 PM EST

KEYNOTE: A Scalable Framework for Problem Solving, Change, and Sustainability


Bjarne Berg Wig

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 9:00 AM PST 

Meet the Future with Better Organizational Learning


Jorge Luis Fonseca

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 11:00 AM PST

Lean - Visual Management


Samuel Crescêncio

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 12:00 PM PST

Facing change! How to Align Strategy, Management and Engineering to Maximize Value Delivery


Tracy O'Rourke

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 1:00 PM PST

Using Task Boards to Build Better Leader Behaviors


Tracy Defoe

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 2:00 PM PST

Patterns for Daily Improvement - Beyond What We Can See


Michelle Hlywa

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 4:00 PM PST

The Cardinal Rule: My Lean Journey to Redemption


Horia Slușanschi

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 6:00 PM PST

The Magic of the A3's


Ritsuo Shingo

LIVE SESSION: Monday, July 19th, @ 7:00 PM PST

A Conversation About Lean Leadership: Shingo's 5 Step Problem Solving


Mike Denison

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Monday, July 19th

Turning to Science in Problem Solving


Rick Bohan

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Monday, July 19th

Encourage Employee Engagement with 5S Self-Audits


Muhammad Khurram

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Monday, July 19th

TPM a Way Forward Towards Zero Accidents, Zero Waste, Zero Breakdowns, and Zero Defects


Manoel de Queiroz Cordon Santos

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Monday, July 19th

Seeing the Invisible


Roel Blankers

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Monday, July 19th

Lean Meets Process Mining: Process Improvements in a Digital Age


DAY 2 - Design Thinking & Innovation Problem-Solving Tools

Erlin Kakkanad

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 8:00 AM PST

Fostering a Culture of Creative Thinking in Problem-Solving


JC Quintana

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 9:00 AM PST

Design Thinking: Foundation for Lean Six Sigma


Gemma Jones

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 10:00 AM PST

Yes You Can Draw!!! How to Improve Your Visual Process Mapping


Patrick Adams

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 11:00 AM PST

Lean Product Development Events: Steps to Drive Innovation and Transformation in Your Business


Gwendolyn Galsworth

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 12:00 PM PST

Facing Change! How to Align Strategy, Management and Engineering to Maximize Value Delivery


Elisabeth Swan

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 1:00 PM PST

How to Up Your Problem-Solving Skills with Improv Basics


Bella Englebach

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 2:00 PM PST

Thinking Divergently and Convergently: Building a Creative Rhythm into Your PDCA Cycle


Simon Banks

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th, @ 4:00 - 5:30 PM PST

KEY NOTE - Design Doing: Identifying the Right Problem and Creating Empathy with the Customer


Tim Hampton

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th

What is SCAMPER? How to Use Seven Distinct Approaches to Visualize Creative Solutions to Problems


Sarah Ajani

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th,

Design Sprints: Discovering New Products in your Innovation Sweet Spot


Digna Peña

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Tuesday, July 20th,

The Process of Organizing the Voice of the Client

DAY 3 - Storytelling & Change Management For Buy-In

Lee Rubin

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 7:00 AM PST

KEYNOTE: Storytelling to Build Stronger Teams


Waleed Mazen

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 9:00 AM PST

The Lean Journey: Snowball the Buy-in Process


Derek McIntire

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 10:00 AM PST 

The Turnaround of a 40 Year Old Manufacturing Facility – The 3 Phases Utilized


Mike Denison

LIVE SESSION: July 21st, Wednesday, @ 11:00 AM PST

The 4 Keys for Leading Teams in Problem Solving


Andrew Koenig

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 12:00 PM PST 

Becoming a Lean-Thinking Organization: How to Get Executive Leadership Buy-In


Rich Sheridan

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 1:00 PM PST 

The Power of Storytelling: The Menlo Innovations Story


Tamar Nelson

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 4:00 PM PST 

Operational Resilience and Sustainability


Samantha Barr

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 5:00 PM PST 

The Moven Change Story Framework: Simplify Complex Change Using the Change Story Tool


Parmeet Singh Sood

LIVE SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday, @ 7:30 PM PST 

Implementing Lean from the Top Down


Ira Koretsky

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday 

KEY NOTE - Influence to the Power of Story: How to Engage, Inspire, and Influence Your Audiences with Stories


Paul W. Critchley

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: July 21th, Wednesday 

Using Stories to Build Instant Credibility

DAY 4 - Agile Visual Problem-Solving Tools

Ole Hopp

LIVE SESSION: Thursday, July 22, @ 9:00 AM PST

Stacey Matrix and 5 Whys - Tackle the Real Problem


Pamela Dukes

LIVE SESSION: Thursday, July 22, @ 10:00 AM PST

Being Authentically Lean and Agile


Allison Greco

LIVE SESSION: Thursday, July 22, @ 12:00 PM PST

Improvement at the Speed of Pandemic


Horia Slusanschi

LIVE SESSION: Thursday, July 22, @ 6:00 PM PST

Agile & Lean: A Harmony of Mindsets


Arman Grigoryan

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Thursday, July 22

Agile Metrics and Their Usage in
Day-to-Day Activities


Alena Keck

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Thursday, July 22

Obeya in the Age of Digital: The Magic of Program Increment (PI) Planning

DAY 5 - Kata Coaching, Leadership Coaching, & TWI

Samer Hamadeh

LIVE SESSION: Friday, July 23rd, @ 7:00 AM PST

Breakout Session - Learning Culture Mirror


Drasko Zivkovic

LIVE SESSION: Friday, July 23rd, @ 8:00 AM PST

Rethinking Consultancy - Lean Meets Digital


Jamie V. Parker

LIVE SESSION: Friday, July 23rd, @ 9:00 AM PST

Transition from DOING Problem Solving to COACHING Problem Solving


Adam Lawrence

LIVE SESSION: Friday, July 23rd, @ 10:00 AM PST

The Wheel of Sustainability: Engaging and Empowering Teams to Produce Lasting Results


Dennis Gawlik

LIVE SESSION: Friday, July 23rd, @ 11:00 AM PST

Executive Coaching: Some Differences In Approach


Gwendolyn Galsworth

LIVE SESSION: Friday, July 23rd, @ 2:00 PM PST

Visual Problem Solving: Many Minds / Many Solutions


D.J. Kim

LIVE SESSION: Friday, July 23, @ 4:00 PM PST

My Reflection on My Lean Journey and Next Steps (Featuring LinkedIn)


Tracey Richardson

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Friday, July 23rd

The "Thinking and Doing" Behind Toyota's Culture of People Development


Paul Dunlop

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Friday, July 23rd

The Wonders of Leader Standard Work


Jenn Tankanow

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Friday, July 23rd

The Power of the Skills Matrix for Engaging Teams


Alan Parsley

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Friday, July 23rd

Challenges in Transitioning from 'Job Shop' to Production Operation


Sonia K. Singh

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: Friday, July 23rd

Leading High Performing Teams

DAY 6 [BONUS DAY] - Career Development

MEET & GREET

LIVE SESSION: July 23rd, Friday, @ 3:00 PM PST

COME AND MEET OTHER AUDIENCE MEMBERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND DOWN THE STREET


Naiz Malik

LIVE SESSION: May 30th, Saturday @ 8:00 AM PST |  8:00 PM PKT

KEYNOTE: Adversity is Essential for Growth: You Control Your Attitude


Vince Eugenio, PhD

LIVE SESSION: July 24th, Saturday 8:00 AM PST 

A Systems Approach to Reemployment


Sam Morgan

LIVE SESSION: July 24th, Saturday 

What's the Point? Discovering Your Purpose


Max Chan

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: July 24th, Saturday 

A Conversation About Job Searching, Career Mapping, and Everything Inbetween


Derek McIntire

PRE-RECORDED SESSION: July 24th, Saturday 

Transitioning Career from Executive/Senior Management to Non-Executive/Independent Director [UK] or Board Director [USA]


Paul Dunlop

LIVE SESSION: July 24th, Saturday 

PANEL DISCUSSION: How to Find Your Next Dream Position


Dennis Gawlik

LIVE SESSION: July 24th, Saturday 

PANEL DISCUSSION: How to Find Your Next Dream Position



Joshua B. Lee & Rachel B. Lee

POST-SUMMIT SESSION:

Rock Your Profile: Leveraging LinkedIn to Find Your Next Opportunity

© 2022 Virtual Lean Summit is curated by Jared Thatcher.

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