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Andrew MilivojevichAndrew Milivojevich
P. Eng., M.Sc., C.Q.E., C.S.S.B.B.

A.S.Q. Fellow

Andrew Milivojevich is an authority in the application of statistical methods and Six Sigma to improve business performance. He has more than 15 years of experience with Magna International, The Woodbridge Group, Juran Institute, and Progressive Moulded Products where he was Vice President of Quality. Andrew has provided leadership, direction, vision and fostered an environment of continuous improvement for a number of organizations. He has applied statistical and Six Sigma methods to Research, Development, Operations and Service.

During his career at The Woodbridge Group, he pioneered the first known application of statistical and Six Sigma methods in Corporate Canada in 1994. He is currently the Founder and President of The Knowledge Management Group Inc.

Andrew is a frequent speaker on Six Sigma and the application of statistical methods to improve business performance. He has lectured, authored and been quoted in several papers with The American Society for Quality, The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and Alliance for the Polyurethane Industry (API). Andrew is a Professional Engineer and Fellow of the American Society for Quality (A.S.Q.). He maintains certification with A.S.Q. as a Quality Engineer and Six Sigma Black Belt and provides instruction to the Toronto A.S.Q. membership in Quality Engineering and Six Sigma respectively. Andrew is a member of the Quality and Applied Statistics Advisory Council for the College of Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology. He is also a Science Consultant to Revenue Canada's Scientific Research and Experimental Development program. Andrew received an Engineering Degree from Ryerson Polytechnic University, Canada, and a Masters Degree in Mathematical Statistics from the College of Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA.

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Andy HofmannAndy Hofmann
M.B.A.

With more than 25 years of second and third party audits in his career, Andy Hofmann has had the opportunity to work in a diverse set of industries. He has spent significant amounts of time with world class organizations involved in aerospace, automotive, banking, consulting, law, manufacturing, marketing, road construction/engineering,and vehicle construction.This experience has provided an understanding of business challenges and potential solutions that is second to none. Working with clients to improve business process consistency has lead to the recognition that management controls must be both effective and efficient. For the past several years, this has lead to engagements aligning operational controls with financial ones such as those required by Sarbanes-Oxley. Andy has published papers on this approach and made numerous presentations to both financial and operational audiences.

Andy combines the unique ability to meet all his clients’ stakeholders’ needs while recognizing that bottom line results are what are really important.

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Thomas B. BarkerThomas B. Barker
B.Sc., M.Sc.

Thomas B. Barker is a retired Professor in the Center for Quality and Applied Statistics at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Rochester, New York.  His primary areas of research and teaching included statistical experimental design, regression analysis, and empirical modeling techniques. Prior to his current position, Mr. Barker held a variety of technical and managerial positions with Xerox Corporation, where he was employed for over 20 years in the development and quality engineering of numerous reprographic products.

Professor Barker is an acknowledged world authority on experimental design and the use of the “Taguchi” approach to quality engineering. He was a key contributor to the Xerox “XL-10” imaging system, the Xerox competitive technology benchmarking method, and holds six U.S. Patents and many foreign patents for a variety of electrostatic copier products. He was a key contributor to the Xerox “Leadership Through Quality” system that led that company to win National Quality Award. 

In 1983, he received the “Outstanding Teacher Award” from RIT. Mr. Barker is one of the most experienced instructors of the Taguchi approach to Quality Engineering by Design. He has presented this course in Australia, Great Britain, Singapore, Mexico and other locations around the world teaching over 4500 engineers and scientists in over 200 seminars since 1983. He has engineered his course notes, visual presentations, and computer programs to convey the key concepts, the underlying principles, and practical applications of the Taguchi techniques in a complete, concise, and economical manner. He has conducted and supervised research to further understand and expand the Taguchi concepts and has made this work an integral part of the course material. His course, which integrates a full understanding and practice of traditional experimental design methods, has been acclaimed by participants and, more importantly, utilized by them to make significant strides in quality and productivity. Manifestation of this utilization takes place each year in the spring when Professor Barker chairs the annual Quality Engineering by Design (QED) symposium – a conference devoted to the application and advancement of the methods of robust design and experimental design.

Professor Barker is a frequent speaker at professional and technical meetings. He is noted for his ability to take a complex concept and present it with both clarity and excitement. His many publications have appeared in Quality Progress and other technical journals. Mr. Barker’s books, Quality by Experimental Design, Third Edition and Engineering Quality by Design - Interpreting the Taguchi Approach are published by Chapman & Hall/CRC Press. He received his B.S. degree in photographic science and M.S. degree in applied and mathematical statistics from RIT.

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Bill StevensBill Stevens
B.A., M.A., M.B.A.

Bill is an expert in organizational development, consulting, coaching and training. Prior to his consulting career, he acted as the Senior Consulting Partner-Canada for a global consulting and training firm. He was a member of the Strategic Leadership team, headed up Executive Programs, developed national and global strategic accounts, and provided expertise on project scope and structure on larger regional contracts. He co-designed and implementeda highly acclaimed international knowledge acquisition program and led the Internal Communication Practice for North America.

Today, he continues to work with customer organizations in the areas of leadership and management development, work place performance, conflict resolution, executive and executive team development, strategy development and strategic planning, employee involvement, teams, customer focus, sales, organizational communication, performance management, change management, behavioral change, interpersonal communication, implementation, sustainable results,

He has coached and contributed to organizations in most sectors including aerospace, education, government, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, retail and telecommunications. His clients include Air Liquide, Assante Finance, Bell Helicopter, Bombardier, Byk Pharmaceutical, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, City of Toronto, Community Living Toronto, Ericsson, Halton Regional Police, ICG Propane, ICS Courier, Kingston General Hospital, Krispy Kreme Donuts, Mackenzie Financial, Nova Scotia Provincial Government, Ontario Provincial Government, Pirelli, Quest Management Services, Royal Bank, Schein Pharmaceutical, Sick Children's Hospital-Toronto, Transcontinental Printing, United Auto Parts, University of Waterloo and Torlys.

Bill's professional experience includes university teaching in the area of interpersonal and organizational communication. Corporately, he consistently achieved President's Club and President's Advisory Council membership for his productivity and contribution to organizational results. He is a member of the Ontario Society for Training and Development, the American Society for Quality, the American Association for Higher Education, the Council for Communication Management, and the International Association of Business Communicators. He continues part time University teaching and research and has received the CESAR award for excellence in teaching. He is past chair for the children's foundation, Commit to Kids.

He earned a Master's degree and a Bachelor's degree in arts, business, and organizational communication, was a recipient of the Province of Ontario Graduate Scholarship for the development of University Professors, and is a graduate of the Queen's University Executive School.

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Andrew Milivojevich, Six Sigma Consultant, is not only the founder and Andrew Milivojevich president of The Knowledge Management Group, Inc., he also is a frequent speaker on Six Sigma and statistical methods to improve business performance. Read more about Andrew Milivojevich.

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