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Practitioners in Class

Each year the Deming Center invites a number of leading practitioners to participate in classes. Recent speakers include:

  • Terry Lundgren, Chairman and CEO, Macy's Inc.
    Deming Cup Winners Lecture: "The Evolution of Macy's" – November 2013
  • Rob Amen '73, Executive in Residence, Columbia Business School
    Operations Management and Strategy Course – Summer 2012
  • Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur
    Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Latin America Program - Summer 2012
  • Crystal Caligiuri, Senior Director Operations, Gilt Groupe
    Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Latin America Program - Spring 2012
  • Tom Groos '80, Partner, Citylight Capital
    Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Latin America Program - Summer 2012
  • Brent James, Chief Quality Officer, Intermountain Healthcare
    Operations Management Course – Fall 2012
  • Jeffrey Keefer, Consultant to Chair and CEO, DuPont
    Operations Strategy Course – Summer 2011
  • Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group, and CEO, Fiat
    Operations Management Course – Fall 2012
  • Stephen Murray, President and Chief Executive Officer, CCMP Capital
    Operations Strategy Course – Fall 2012
  • David Neeleman, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A. and Founder and Former CEO, JetBlue Airways
    Operations Management and Strategy Course – Summer 2011
    Operations Management Course – Fall 2011
  • David Niles, President, SSA&Co
    Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Latin America Program - Spring 2012
  • Sam Palmisano, Chairman, IBM
    Operations Management – Fall 2011
  • Harry Silver '80, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
    Operations Management and Strategy Course – Summer 2011
 

Deming Cup 2014 Call for Nominations

Nominations are accepted until June 1, 2014

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A judging committee, led by co-chairs Terry Lundgren (Chairman, President and CEO, Macy’s Inc., 2012 Deming Cup Winner), Sergio Marchionne (Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC; CEO, Fiat SpA, 2011 Deming Cup Winner) and Paul O’Neill (72nd Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, former Chairman and CEO, Alcoa), will evaluate the nominees. The winner will be honored at a dinner on October 28, 2014 at Columbia University.

To nominate an individual fill in this form.

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Deming Cup 2013

Read the highlights from the 2013 Deming Cup Award Ceremony

 

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Lessons learned from the Deming Cup Winners

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