Jeff Hastie, MBB

Jeffrey Hastie is an Operational Excellence & Sustainability consultant and the President, Founder at Learn-Apply-Lead, LLC. He is the former Global Director, Lean Enterprise at Bose Corporation. During his 19 years at Bose, he led global business transformations including Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Agile practices, Change Management & Sustainability deployments across multiple Manufacturing Plants, Distribution Centers, Business Service Centers, Corporate functions, Partner Suppliers and Universities leading to sustainable culture change. He was the thought Leader and coach for the Enterprise-wide deployment of Lean Enterprise for the Company and is credited with building Lean thinking and Structured Problem Solving as a cultural norm at Bose Corporation. Prior to Bose, Jeff was employed at Wyman-Gordon Company, producers of technically advanced structural and engine components for the Aerospace Industry. Over his 19 years at Wyman- Gordon, he held a variety of leadership roles in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Quality Assurance and Business Process Improvement. Jeff has over 40 years of Manufacturing and Operational Excellence experience in Wood Products, Metal Working, Aerospace Forging and Consumer Electronics Industries. He has spent the last 25 years dedicated to leading Enterprise-wide programs to accelerate business value. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wood Products Engineering from the State University of New York. He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt