Instructor: Michael Wallace
Biography: Michael Wallace is an internationally recognized authority on the leadership of engineering and technical projects and organizations with 35 years of experience in aerospace process management specializing in knowledge-based engineering and lean manufacturing and information technology. During his 26 years with The Boeing Company, Wallace led the design and implementation of quality improvement techniques including process-based management, knowledge-based engineering and quality management. As a project manager with The Boeing Company, he was instrumental in introducing process management in factory and office environs and defining and leading process improvement projects that encompassed enhancements in lean manufacturing and information technology. Since retiring from The Boeing Company, Wallace is a frequent lecturer and keynote presenter on process-based management, along with other related topics such as project management, lean manufacturing and system analysis. He was a Baldrige Examiner with the Kansas Award for Excellence and a board member of the Kansas Center for Performance Excellence. Wallace has an M.B.A. from Wichita State University with extensive study in business and constitutional law and a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Kansas.
Course taught by this instructor:
Process-Based Management in Aerospace: Defining, Improving and Sustaining Processes