Founder & CEO, Lean Methods Group
Since founding Lean Methods Group, David Silverstein has grown the company into an internationally recognized firm. A trusted advisor, David regularly consults, writes and speaks on topics related to innovation, strategy, and economic and global trends. He began his career at Seagate Technology and Bayside Controls, after serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy’s elite nuclear submarine force.
William “Wes” Waldo
COO and President, Americas
Wes Waldo has over 20 years of quality, operations management and performance excellence experience, including many years as a Lean Master consultant. A respected authority in his field, he is a frequent presenter and facilitator, coaching senior leaders on how to align their strategy and teams for ultimate success.
Dr. Phil Samuel
Chief Innovation Officer
As an expert in strategy, innovation and performance improvement, Phil Samuel leverages more than 20 years of experience as he works with clients to insource creativity and increase organic growth potential. He is an accomplished thought leader, coach, facilitator, speaker and author whose deep expertise has earned him the reputation of an industry pioneer.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
A highly experienced engagement leader, Lynda Williams helped to establish Lean Method Group offices around the world, providing her unique insight into the Lean Methods Group’s global resources and expertise. In her role as Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Lynda ensures clients successfully implement their improvement initiatives and insource needed capabilities for making performance gains sustainable over time.
Managing Director, Europe
Megan James serves as the Managing Director of Europe for the Lean Method Group, working with clients and delivery teams to drive sustainable improvement and transformation efforts across the European network. As an experience director and project manager, Megan leads business development, operations and marketing with a focus on process excellence, strategy execution and innovation.