About the Speaker
Chris Ortiz is the Maintenance Engineering Manager at Louws Truss in Burlington, WA. He oversees the maintenance, engineering, and RD initiatives in the organization.
Prior to working for Louws Truss, Chris owned 2 businesses over 10 years that provided onsite lean manufacturing services, maintenance implementations, and manufacturing engineering services.
He is the author of 10 books on lean business best practices and overall process improvement. Chris is the winner of the 2013 Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence in Research.