Matt Zayko has over twenty-five years of experience in leading lean enterprise improvements in numerous industries by helping them transform product development, engineering, manufacturing, service processes, and operating systems. Matt worked in a variety of staff- and management-level roles under the guidance of former Toyota mentors for Chrysler / University of Michigan, Gelman Sciences, Delphi, and Pall (now part of Danaher) before starting his own consultancy and affiliating with the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI). Matt has authored numerous works based on successful transformation, including articles that have been published in “Journal of Quality Engineering” and “IIE Solutions”, a chapter in the 1998 Shingo-Prize winning book “Becoming Lean”, and white papers for the Lean Enterprise Institute. Matt is a frequent presenter at conferences and a long-time faculty member of LEI, working closely with smaller, entrepreneurial-minded organizations, as well as larger, global companies. Matt received his M.S. in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.