Jerry Bussell is an Executive Advisor to Knowledge Services, UL's training and advisory services business unit, and President of Bussell Lean Associates, a lean advisory service firm for CEOs and their executive teams. He has been formally recognized as one of the top lean practitioners and leaders in North America. Jerry has a strong track record in leading and advising others how to implement highly successful lean transformations in many different industries. He is respected as a lean thought leader and coach. Jerry is a highly sought after advisor and keynote speaker on a global basis.
In April 2011, Jerry completed a highly successful career in manufacturing operations with Medtronic. He served as Vice President of Operational Excellence and Vice President of Global Operations at Medtronic Surgical Technologies. Jerry was involved in successful public offerings and international and domestic manufacturing operations start-ups during his career at Medtronic, Bristol Myers Squib, Allergan, International Hydron and Kraft Foods.
Currently Jerry is Executive in Residence at the University of North Florida.
Jerry received a B.A. from St John Fisher College and an M.B.A from Baylor University.