Business Excellence Solutions, Ltd.
Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland
Dr. Watson is a past chair and Honorary Member of the American Society for Quality and also the International Academy for Quality. Hed has been elected a Fellow Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers, Royal Statistical Society, World Council of Productivity Science, and the International Statistics Institute.
Dr. Watson is the first non-Japanese individual to receive the W. Edwards Deming medal from the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers. He is also a recipient of the highest-level awards of the American Productivity & Quality Center, American Society for Quality, the European Organization for Quality, and the Asia-Pacific Quality Organization. Watson has been elected an honorary member of the national quality organizations in 19 countries. Dr. Watson is a pioneer in Six Sigma through his early work in the 1990s as director of corporate quality at Compaq. He earned his MBB from Mikel Harry in 1998 while acting as executive deployment champion at Nokia Mobile Phones. While ASQ chair, he was the initiator of the ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt certification and member of the team that developed the ASQ Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification. his 1998 Quality Progress article "Digital Hammers and Electronic Nails" was a forcast of the current technology transition that is being called "Quality 4.0" and he deliverd the first speech on this subject at the ASQ Berlin Conference in 2017. Since that time he has been a regular contributor to the Qulaity 4.0 discussions of ASQ.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CDT