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Kevin Britton

Problem Solver - Coach - Communicator - Leader

ABOUT ME

Passion to Improve

I am passionate about helping people improve -- themselves AND their organizations -- by identifying and implementing positive change!

I am an experienced professional who is as comfortable navigating a small local Continuous Improvement effort as I am leading global virtual project teams, community groups, and multi-project improvement Programs. I help individuals and teams tap into their best potential through mututal respect and a focus on aligning to their WHY.

I have almost 25 years experience leading improvement within the automotive, software, and chemical industries, as well as within community organizations, and have contributed to several regional and national conferences on the topics of Lean, Six Sigma, Data Analytics, and Change Management.

  • Project Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Data & Analytics
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Public Speaking
>$10M
Financial Impact Delivered
1,000+
Hours of Delivered Training
25
Years Experience

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

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Data Analytics

Improvement comes from making better choices. I see analytics as the engine that turns data into information to empower more-informed decision making!

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Learning & Development

I have developed and led over 1,000 hours of virtual and classroom training in Change Management, Lean Six Sigma, Analytics, and more.

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Coaching

As an ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, I've coached dozens of practitioners on improvement methodology and project leadership.

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Project Leadership

I have led projects of all sizes, with in-person and virtual teams, for a variety of industries and community groups.

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Lean Six Sigma

Identifing root cause, applying creativity, and eliminating barriers, essential focuses of Lean Six Sigma.

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Change Management

From personal improvement to enterprise-wide efforts, Change Management is essential to making positive change stick.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Care and Feeding for Successful Analytics Culture

"We need analytics to drive insights for better decision-making so we can succeed in the marketplace. But those insights don't come directly from data -- they come from our people, who provide the context and meaning to the numbers. This means we need to focus as intently on how we develop and manage our analysts as we do the systems they utilize."

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Forrester Data Strategy & Insights - Oct 2021

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Propelling DMAIC Success via Data Analytics

“Analytics enables a Lean approach to data analysis. Using live data sources, the same analysis file used to isolate root cause and validate the improvement becomes the dashboard used by the process owner to control the improvement and lock in the gains.”

ASQ - Lean Six Sigma Conference - Feb 2020

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Driving Quality, Cost Leadership, and Agility via Data

“We are challenged to look thoughtfully at our data and structure it so that we can identify new connections that unlock deeper insights into what drives our business performance. This enables us to shift our thinking towards drive real-time decision making.”

Gartner Data and Analytics Conference - February 2019

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Analytics Deployment Case Study

“Our start-up goals intentionally included not just the physical capabilities and initial user engagement, but also establishing the business processes needed for our journey to continue to develop. Having good sponsorship, change management, and communication were the keys to success.”

TIBCO NOW - September 2018

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Enabling Organizational Improvement through Effective Change Management

“The more complex a change, the more intentional we need to be about change management. Complexity is driven by the scope and scale of the change, the amount of risk involved, the level of impact on personnel and their support systems, and the organization's history (or lack thereof) with implementing change. If we don't manage change, it will manage US!”

Michigan Lean Consortium Conference - August 2017

PERSONAL PURSUITS

Game Design
I am Project Manager and a Developer for The Orville - Interactive Fan Experience by Messy Desk Interactive, available free on Steam!
Figure Skating
I serve on the Board of Directors for the Midland Figure Skating Club and enjoy watching my girls perform!
Digital Marketing
I enjoy helping organizations I'm involved with improve their web presence and communication by hosting and developing websites and digital assets.
Volunteerism
I play a supporting role in a number of youth-focused community projects, incl. an annual Diaper Drive, Coats for Kids program, and helping with youth baseball

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