Where Six Sigma Began with Jonathon Andell

Where Six Sigma Began with Jonathon Andell

by Patrick Adams | Jul 19, 2022

In this episode, Jonathon Andell and I discuss his involvement with Motorola when Six Sigma was first introduced.  Jonathon was a young engineer at Motorola at that time and shares some great memories about his learnings early on. We also discuss how Lean and Six Sigma has shaped his problem solving approach over the years and he shares his biggest factors impacting effectiveness of lean transformations.

What You’ll Learn This Episode:

  • Jonathon’s experience with Six Sigma at Motorola early on.
  • Lean and Six Sigma’s impact on his approach to solving problems.
  • If you could counsel your earlier self in LSS, what advice would you give?
  • What do you consider the biggest factors impacting the effectiveness of Lean transformations?

About the Guest: 

Jonathon Andell is an accomplished operational excellence leader and an exceptional instructor, coach, and mentor in all aspects of lean-six sigma and continuous improvement. Jonathan is a master black belt with a track record of millions of dollars of bottom-line impact across many organizations in multiple industries.  He has served as an operational excellence practitioner across many organizations such as Motorola, Boeing, Verizon, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Bristol Myers Squibb, and now Vistra.

Important Links:

Connect with Jonathon Here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathon-andell/

Meet Patrick

Patrick is an internationally recognized leadership coach, consultant, and professional speaker, best known for his unique human approach to sound team-building practices; creating consensus and enabling empowerment. He founded his consulting practice in 2018 to work with leaders at all levels and organizations of all sizes to achieve higher levels of performance. He motivates, inspires, and drives the right results at all points in business processes.

Patrick has been delivering bottom-line results through specialized process improvement solutions for over 20 years. He’s worked with all types of businesses from private, non-profit, government, and manufacturing ranging from small business to billion-dollar corporations.