Javier Villalba-Diez, PhD. has the mission of empowering individuals and organizations achieve their strategic goals while increasing trust.
Dr. Villalba-Diez is a Mechanical Engineer with Technische Universität München, Germany and Industrial Engineer with Technical University Madrid, Spain (2003). He received his PhD in Engineering, Economics and Organizational Innovation with focus on Strategic Organizational Design from the Technical University Madrid in 2016. His PhD was awarded with the prize for best doctoral thesis.
His current research interests include Quantum Computing, Deep Learning, Hoshin Kanri, Strategic Organizational Design, Business and Artificial Intelligence. He has a background of more than 15 years as lean consultant and production manager in a number of positions related to manufacturing operations in German, American and Japanese manufacturing facilities.
His research and work has brought him to numerous companies and hundreds of factories, where he collaborates with people to test ideas and share lessons learned.
He splits his time between Germany, USA, Japan, and Spain.