Jeff Hajek is the owner and founder of Velaction Continuous Improvement and the award-winning author of Whaddaya Mean I Gotta Be Lean? Building the bridge from job satisfaction to corporate profit. Jeff’s website, www.Velaction.com, is the home of one of the most extensive and detailed online Lean dictionaries you will find.
Jeff graduated from West Point with a mechanical engineering degree and served nearly six years in the military. Before starting his own training and consulting business, he held a variety of roles in manufacturing companies, including engineering, leadership, and continuous improvement positions. He earned his Master Black Belt under the Danaher Business System, and his MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.
Jeff is an innovative Lean thinker who focuses on developing a variety of improvement skills in frontline employees, and in creating the culture that helps those people thrive.