Thomas Pyzdek


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Thomas Pyzdek


Founder and CEO, Pyzdek Institute LLC


Thomas Pyzdek holds more than 50 copyrights including The Six Sigma Handbook, The Quality Engineering Handbook,The Handbook of Quality Management and The End of Management: The birth of spontaneous enterprise. His works are used by thousands of universities and organizations around the world to teach process excellence. Pyzdek has provided training and consulting to employers and clients in all industries since 1967. He provides consulting guidance from the executive suite to “Belts” working in the trenches. He offers online training and certification in Six Sigma, Lean and Lean Six Sigma. Pyzdek is a Fellow of ASQ and recipient of the ASQ Edward’s Medal and the Simon Collier Quality Award, both for outstanding contributions to the field of quality management, and the ASQ E.L. Grant Medal for outstanding contributions to Quality Education. In 2016 he received the first ASQ Quality Management Division’s award for outstanding contributions to Six Sigma.

Pyzdek serves on numerous editorial boards, including The Quality Management Journal, Quality Engineering and International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage.

Pyzdek offers Lean and Lean Six Sigma training and certification. Go to for complete information, or send an email to [email protected]

Tom lives in Tucson, Arizona. In summer time he retreats to Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona.

Certification Level


Certification Body

The Pyzdek Institute LLC, ASQC

Certification Year

1975 CQE, 1979 CRE

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