Alan L. Austin


Targeted Learning Inc.
Orem, Utah

Alan is president of Targeted Learning, which for twenty years has been helping companies like Boeing, Anadarko, Textron and Sigma-Aldrich "Unleash the collective genius of their people."

Prior to taking the helm at Targeted Learning, Alan held a variety of positions for institutions in the US and abroad. As an operational executive he helped establish a new research university in Abu Dhabi, provided support to worldwide environmental research initiatives, and improve the business practices of a university in West Africa. As a consultant he has worked with organizations in many industries all over the world.

Alan is a Six Sigma Black Belt and Quality Engineer (ASQ) and was one of the first to qualify as an INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences) Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®). He published a column in Quality Digest called "Alan's Apothegms" and has appeared in Quality Progress and publications of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. He has a bachelor of science in statistics from Brigham Young University and a masters of business administration from the University of Houston.


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