George Trachilis is a professional engineer living in Canada. He is co-founder of the Lean Leadership Institute, an online coaching network he co-founded with Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker. They collaborated to produce an online course called The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership which later became the book, Developing Lean Leaders at All Levels, that won the Shingo Research Award.
George also authored the book OEM Principles of Lean Thinking which was based on an online course he produced for the Government of Canada in 2006. This course and book educated over 300 organizations on the Principles of Lean Thinking. The course later went global and educated 100,000 students from 60 different countries.
In 2011, George figured out that he was more likely to predict the future by stating a goal and executing towards it. He ran the experiment. Four years later, his goal was met and he travelled the world sharing with others how he did it. Luckily he shared his vision on Youtube; To travel the world consulting over the internet.
Today, George is writing a new book called Lean Construction Leaders. He recruits, speaks, and coaches executives online. However, he enjoys consulting with organizations that respect their people by building them up to the highest standards possible.