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September 20, 2017

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO:  Lean Innovation and Managing Complexity


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About the Presentation 

Todays markets have an exploding demand for product individuality, shorter innovation cycles, faster time to market, increased product variance and all of it with a continuously improving quality and efficiency.

Can this paradigm be achieved? 

To answer this question, you need to take a holistic and structured approach as outlined below: 

  • Know your market needs and act upon them
  • Position yourself to be agile in the market
  • Manage your external and internal complexity
  • Create a comprehensive product architecture
  • Set yourself up for long-term success

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About the Speaker

After finishing his M.S. in Applied Mechanics at the Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany, Joerg was enlisted in the program for future business leaders of Robert Bosch GmbH in 1994. During this program he had his first exposure to the United States on a 6-month assignment. After finishing the leadership program he worked in special machine design capacities for the packaging machinery division and the automation division of Bosch. His focus became the car electronics assembly for ABS braking, ESP, and engine management.

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Engineering and continually improving products and processes has been on his agenda for decades. In the late 1990’s he led the development of modular assembly lines for Robert Bosch GmbH in Germany.

In 2001 he and his family relocated to Atlanta to oversee the implementation and ramp-up of multiple manufacturing lines for daily contact lenses for Ciba Vision.

After completion of this assignment, Joerg started his own consulting business, which he built until 2011, when he was offered to join Schuh Complexity Management, Inc., a former client of his company.

During his career he has successfully led projects in Germany, USA, Mexico, Poland, Wales, Spain and Singapore.

Joerg lives with his wife Tracey and his daughter Jennifer in Atlanta, GA and follows the German Fussball Bundesliga in his spare time.

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