About Event Leader - Brian Krichbaum
Brian Krichbaum is the Vice President of Mastermind Consulting Network, a high-impact consultancy committed to helping organizations improve their operational performance, using lean techniques and systems coaching.
Brian is a 1983 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a 1988 MBA graduate from Ashland University. Brian's career has been intertwined with lean thinking, and he has held various positions in engineering and operations management.
Brian was formally introduced to the Toyota Production System (Lean Manufacturing) when he joined ASC Incorporated as Program Manager for a Toyota Convertible program. During his tenure at ASC, he was promoted several times; eventually becoming Vice President of Operations and Open Air Division.