James Wells is the Six Sigma program manager for Cabot Microelectronics Corporation in Aurora, Illinois, USA. He is a certified Master Black Belt and certified ASQ quality manager. Mr. Wells has led the Six Sigma program at Cabot since its adoption in 2004 and has led, trained and mentored numerous Black Belts and Green Belts through business improvement projects at the company. He has a degree in workforce education and development. He can be reached at [email protected].