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Built Lean

Release Date:
9/12/2012 9:00 PM

John Uliano, features John Uliano


The Alvine Engineering Professional Effectiveness and Enrichment Program will present a lecture on lean manufacturing by John Uliano.

This discussion will focus on “Lean Management” and its effectiveness in today’s working environment.  Talking points will include lessons learned when working to rapidly transform businesses into world class performers using real examples from John’s working history.  John will also provide insight on the engineering approach of a highly technical, fast moving business.


John Uliano is a leader and educator in the processes of continuous improvement.  His experience includes over 19 years in operations, sales, and marketing.  John is currently employed HID Global as the Director of Operations for the America’s, and additionally assumes responsibility for HID Global’s continuous improvement initiatives.

John began his career with 12 years of employment at The Wiremold Company. There he held key leadership roles in sales, operations, warehousing, continuous improvement, training, facilitation, project management, and marketing. John also continued to expand his knowledge base with The Danaher Company working as an Operations Manager.  This position enabled him to learn methods of strategic deployment (policy deployment).

John’s current role at HID Global includes the direct operational responsibility for six facilities in North and South America, and global support for their continuous improvement initiatives.  He leverages the use strategic deployment and continuous improvement to enable rapid transformation and improve flexibility to better service HID Global’s customers.

John is also a Northeast Board Member for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence, and is proud to have played a key role in the attainment of five Shingo Prizes and Medallions over the span of his carrier.


Nov. 28, from 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.          


The Schuman Auditorium in the Tagliatela College of Engineering, Room B120, University of New Haven

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