Speaker Profile


Bill Artzberger

Partner and Consultant, Lean Learning Center

Bill Artzberger has over twenty-five years of experience in real-world senior management, including CIO, VP, President and CEO. He has worked with thousands of individuals from the boardroom to the shop floor, in virtually all sectors of industry. He is a partner at the Lean Learning Center and specializes in Lean Training, Consulting in Lean Manufacturing, Project Management, Kaizen Implementations, Shop Floor Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management. Bill earned his Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan with a major in management and a minor in marketing. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BA) from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan with a major in Information Systems and a minor in finance. He also holds an Associate of Applied Science degree (AS) from Oakland Community College in Farmington Hills, Michigan with a major in systems analysis. Bill is ITIL Certified, a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Bill has extensive strategic, project management, lean manufacturing, and information technology experience. He is also co-author of the top selling  Lean book Driving Operational Excellence.

  • Provides information systems analysis, project management, portfolio management, organizational assessments, and due diligence for the private equity investment community
  • Holds two patents and has been published dozens of times
  • Regular speaker on college campuses and corporate events around the country
  • Enjoys a reputation as a consultant with a unique combination of a broad business background, strong manufacturing experience, and deep technical knowledge


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