Tom Devane is an internationally recognized consultant, author and workshop leader who helps organizations implement performance improvements. His clients include Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson, GE, Microsoft, AT&T, International Sematech, the U.S Federal Judicial Court System and the government of South Africa. Prior to founding his own firm 16 years ago, he was a practice director at a global Big Six consulting firm. Mr. Devane has a bachelors and masters degree in finance. He is a guest lecturer and adjunct faculty member at Cornell University, the University of Denver and Sonoma State University. He is the author of two books, Integrating Lean Six Sigma and High-Performance Organizations and The Change Handbook. Mr. Devane can be reached at [email protected].