Tracy Owens to join ISE faculty

Posted: August 13, 2020
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Tracy Owens will join the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering in August 2020 as an Associate Professor of Practice, focusing on integrated lean six sigma.

Tracy Owens is a business transformation leader who has driven his employers and client organizations to achieve near-term objectives and better long-term results through innovation and quality management.

As an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, he has strengthened operational capability and process improvement expertise among all the teams he has supported since 1998.  His book Six Sigma Green Belt, Round 2 was published by Quality Press in 2011 and serves as a guide for successful improvement project execution.

As a founding member of ASQ’s Innovation Division, Tracy has promoted a growing body of knowledge on innovation management and brought his audiences a strong message about innovation as a process and not just a creative spark.  He is co-author of The Executive Guide to Innovation, which was published in 2013.

Tracy holds a master’s degree in International Business from Seattle University, and he was elected to the 2016 class of ASQ Fellows.  He also teaches in the MBA and MBOE programs in the Fisher College of Business.