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Head Maverick Todd Hudson is the founder of the Maverick Institute and helps organizations improve how they assess, manage and share their knowledge and wisdom. A long time lean practitioner, he pioneered the application of lean production principles to training and development and created the LeanCLO and OnBoard Yourself concepts.
With more than 25 years of engineering and plant management experience at European, Chinese and US-owned companies in a variety of industries, he's seen just about everything the business world can throw at you. From frenetic growth and high volume, to cutting out fat, cutting into muscle and cutting your own throat.
Maverick clients have a passion to get their employees, customers and business partners the knowledge and expertise they need to do their jobs flawlessly and safely. They include Fortune 100 giants as well as fast and furious startups and mid-sized companies around the world.
Todd holds an MS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts and a BA in Chinese and Economics from Connecticut College. He speaks enough Chinese and French to cause an international incident and has lived in Taiwan. He is an devout foodie, avid cyclist, frustrated scuba diver and sometime amateur filmmaker.