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Frederick W. Faltin
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Managing Director

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Frederick Faltin is an internationally recognized expert in the application of statistics, operations management, Six Sigma, and Design for Six Sigma to business growth and profitability improvement. He has an established track record of working with senior leaders to identify and execute quantitative solutions across a wide range of manufacturing, service, and financial industries. As founder and Managing Director of The Faltin Group, he serves as a personal consultant to client executive management teams worldwide in defining, implementing, and managing corporate initiatives.

Under his leadership, The Faltin Group has provided expert research, consulting, and training to companies large and small in industries as diverse as paper-making, biomedical devices, insurance fraud detection, computers & electronics, healthcare, and real estate management, among others. Faltin Group authors have written customized curricula in Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, and related fields for a number of prominent companies. Clients include such industry leaders as Agilent Technologies, Allstate, Clinical Micro Sensors, Dell, E Ink, Jones Lang LaSalle, the Juran Institute, LifeCare, Motorola, Samsung Electronics, Sandvik, and United Health Group, among others.

Prior to establishing The Faltin Group, Mr. Faltin founded and managed the Strategic Enterprise Technologies laboratory at GE Global Research. In that role, he and his organization implemented advanced analytical and modeling initiatives in GE’s capital, service, and manufacturing businesses worldwide. He served on GE’s Corporate Supply Chain Council, and as GE Corporate R&D’s Information Technology liaison to GE Plastics and NBC. A veteran of GE’s Six Sigma initiative, Mr. Faltin and his staff developed and taught portions of the company’s original Design for Six Sigma curriculum to its Master Black Belts.

Mr. Faltin received his S.B. in Mathematics from MIT, holds M.S. degrees in both Mathematical Statistics and Operations Research from Cornell University , and is a graduate of GE’s management curriculum. He has published numerous articles, book chapters, and scholarly research, and served on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Quality Technology. Mr. Faltin is a recipient of the American Society for Quality's Shewell Prize, awarded for excellence in applied research, and is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, a distinction seldom attained by those outside of academia. Most recently, he served as Editor-in-Chief of John Wiley & Sons’ Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability, an authoritative and comprehensive reference on the current state of the art in assuring product and service excellence.

Testimonials

  • "Fred Faltin and the Faltin Group have been a strategic partner to Motorola University for several years now. Fred has helped bring analytical rigor to the design of our core Six Sigma curriculum. He was our mentor and key contributor in the development of our innovative Design for Six Sigma program for Motorola Suppliers. His deep background enables him to serve as a very effective coach to both executive teams and project teams. We are pleased to have him as a partner in the service of Motorola's customers and suppliers." – Tom McCarty, Director of Consulting Services, Motorola University
  • "The Faltin Group's help was essential in our effort to develop new performance measurements that quantify and clarify practice patterns among dental care providers. As a result, our clients can now clearly understand these practice patterns without having a statistical or mathematical background. The Faltin Group's expertise helped distill a mountain of data into a useful and comprehensible summary that delivers business value." –Dianne Rose, D.D.S., Vice President, P&R Dental Strategies, Inc.
  • "We found The Faltin Group's experience and specialized training materials highly relevant to our auditor's needs - it was customized for our use and therefore more relevant than generic Six Sigma materials available from other sources - and would recommend them to other leading companies seeking direction on how to apply modern Six Sigma methodology to finance, auditing, or Sarbanes-Oxley compliance." –Mike Garber, Director of Operations, Motorola Audit Services, Motorola, Inc.

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