Addressing your biggest challenges with leadership
Presenter(s): Ankit Patel
The Lean Way Consulting is led by Managing Partner, Ankit (ahn-kit) Patel. Ankit’s personal vision is to help people, organizations and communities flourish by using the proven thinking and methodology associated with Lean Transformations.
The Lean Way has recently launched a program called F3 - Free Time, Focus, and Financial Gain for small businesses who can't afford a consultant.
Prior to founding The Lean Way Consulting, he was a Lean consultant with computer giant Dell, where he helped guide strategic planning at its multi-billion-dollar manufacturing and re-manufacturing production plant in Lebanon, TN. As part of his job, he coached plant executives, facilitated Kaizen events and trained Lean leaders at all levels of the organization.
Equally at home in healthcare, he has also worked with the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, where he helped improve culture and processes in its internationally ranked Heart and Vascular Department.
One of his favorite accomplishments came in the field of human resources, when he helped Teknetex, a technology professionals recruitment firm, be named to the “2012 Inc. 500” list of the fastest growing companies in America.
Clients praise Ankit for his stabilizing influence during times of conflict and his balanced, calm leadership through all phases of Lean Transformations and other company change.
He holds a Master of Science degree in Positive Organizational Development from Case Western Reserve University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. He lives with his wife in metro Atlanta, GA