July 2014 General Meeting

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma


Presented by Marty Friedman

Wednesday, July 23rd at 6PM
7000 Central Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328


(location details provided below Eventbrite link)

About this presentation:

An introduction to Lean Six Sigma focusing on basic concepts and terminology. This presentation is focused on providing value for individuals who are inexperienced, novice, and intermediate levels of Six Sigma knowledge.


About Marty Friedman:

Marty has held US and International positions in Technical Marketing, Field Applications Engineering, Sales, and Sales Management at Siemens Components, Microchip Technology ( the TOP IPO of 1993 ) and Bourns, as well as at several start-up companies. He was a principal at Smart Chip Technologies, which shut down on 9/11/2001, shortly after which he retired.

He is currently involved with several Atlanta-based start-up companies performing needed Business Development, Process and Product Improvement, Marketing, Sales, and Operations functions on a contract basis.

Marty holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Pratt Institute and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Administration from the University of Dallas. In this century, he earned a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Georgia State University. He is currently pursuing the APICS Sales & Operations Planning Certification.

He is what has been described as a Master Black Belt in Networking as a member of or an active participant at Atlanta SPIN, APICS, the Operational Excellence Society, ESMA, Networking MFG, and the GSU Lean Six Sigma Community. Marty has been described as Agile, Tactile, and Mobile.

Marty is a passionate volunteer in the Atlanta Job Seekers Community, and at Goodwill’s Career Centers.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his 4-year-old granddaughter Risa and participating in Time Speed Distance Road Rallies. He is also a Charter Member of North Georgia ModuRail, a Modular HO Scale Model Railroading organization.



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Food and refreshments will be served!

Location details and further instructions:


7000 Central Parkway
Suite 570 (on the 5th floor)
Atlanta, GA 30328

Location is provided by CCCi and is located in the same building as their head office.  Please park in the visitors section of the parking garage. Once in the lobby, take the second elevator bank to the fifth floor and proceed to the conference room, following the signs. Click here for a Google map of the meeting location.

Meeting agenda:

  • 6:00PM - 7:00PM Networking & Refreshments (arrive early, bring business cards and resumes!)
  • 7:00PM - 7:15PM Announcements
  • 7:15PM - 8:15PM Presentation & Questions and Answers (time and presentation permitting)
  • 8:15PM - 8:25PM Post Presentation Announcements & Raffle Winner(s) Drawing


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