Greg Eckerman, a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Executive Master Black Belt, has advised and led organizations through Lean and Six Sigma transformations. Most recently, he served as co-founder and COO of aerospace engineering services company GlobalVantage. He has also been the managing director of the Six Sigma Academy, and at AlliedSignal Aerospace he led the company’s Design for Six Sigma program. Currently he is part of the management team for BlueSwarf. He welcomes questions related to Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma—particularly the practical realities of making these programs effective and sustainable.