拉塞尔·沃特金斯 is the co-founder of Sempai®, assisting organizations seeking to improve their business performance. 他坚持精益方法论, materials and operations positions within the automotive, 航空航天, and construction equipment sectors. Russell's lean work has taken him to showrooms and boardrooms across the US, 中国, 印度, 日本, 和南美. He has served as a consultant to the Toyota group for 10 years, created the JCB Production System and established Lean Academies for global manufacturers' businesses valued at two billion dollars.
除了, he is running a digital start-up focused on lean skills, while helping manufacturers identify and support Industry 4.0的机会. Russell is the author of "Adventures in Leanland" and has also acted as a panelist and award judge.