Mike Martyn is the Founder of SISU Consulting Group and a Director Emeritus for the Shingo Institute, home of the Shingo Prize. As a former turnaround specialist, Mike has held numerous senior executive positions, rapidly driving business results in both service and manufacturing environments. Since founding SISU, Mike has coached many world-class organizations including Baxter Healthcare, Boeing, Raytheon, Boston Scientific, La-Z-Boy, O.C. Tanner, Bacardi, and Aera Energy.
Eilish Henry is the Director of SISU Europe and a Certified Facilitator for the Shingo Institute. In addition to being a Shingo Examiner, Eilish was the first Shingo global coach appointed in Europe and has delivered more than 40 Shingo workshops. Over the past 6 years she has worked with and supported a large number of organizations to achieve levels of Shingo recognition. In particular she has supported 4 out of the 5 most recent Shingo Prize recipients.
Bryan Crowell is a Senior Consultant for SISU Consulting Group and the VP of Continuous Improvement for Intermountain Healthcare. As Plant Manager for the Autoliv Airbag Facility in Ogden Utah (2x winner of the Shingo Prize and the highest scoring facility in Shingo Prize history), Bryan learned the Toyota Production System directly under the tutelage of Toyota. In his role at Autoliv, Bryan developed a Lean management system that generated over 500,000 employee ideas and has been recognized as world-class.
Fred Wasden is a Consultant with SISU Consulting Group. Fred spent 17 years at Autoliv, overseeing plants in the the US and Japan, which lead to multiple Shingo winning facilities. During his time with Autoliv, he he was also a Corporate Lean Leader for 18 sites in the US and 9 sites in Asia. Fred also spent 16 years training Toyota suppliers in lean manufacturing, including six years in Japan.
Alex Dobsky is a Consultant with SISU Consulting Group and a Certified Facilitator for the Shingo Institute. From 2004 – 2012, Alex worked at US Synthetic from the initial stages of the company’s lean implementation until after their reception of the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence. During his time at US Synthetic he was instrumental in developing a complete system of onboarding and coaching for the organization as well as reducing total training lead time from 90 days to 15 days, while tripling the job skills developed.
Eric Burton is a Consultant with SISU Consulting Group and a Certified Facilitator for the Shingo Institute. He is also the Director of Global Continuous Improvement at Morinda. Before joining Morinda, he was a continuous improvement manager at US Synthetic, a 2011 Shingo Prize recipient. He specializes in working with leaders creating flow and developing problem-solving systems, which facilitate daily engagement of people across all levels of the organization.
Michael Cordon is a Consultant with SISU Consulting Group and a Manager at Brigham Young University, overseeing multiple sites throughout North America, where he works as a Curriculum Designer. Mike spent 15 years as a Corporate Training and Training Manager for the OC Tanner Company, winner of the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence. His specialty focused on performance coaching and the areas of training, development, lean manufacturing, team building and process improvement.