George Trachilis

George Trachilis is a co-founder of the Lean Leadership Institute, an online coaching network which he co-founded with Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker. George and Jeff collaborated to produce an online course called Developing Lean Leaders at all Levels which later became a book that has recently won the Shingo Research Award given to both of them in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2016.

George authored the book OEM Principles of Lean Thinking which was based on an online course he produced for the Government of Canada in 2006. This course and book educated over 300 organizations on the Principles of Lean Thinking. It went on to include over 100,000 students from 60 different countries.

He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Manitoba and prides himself in his continued dedication to self-development.