Alexei is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Lean A-to-Z, Inc.
He founded the firm to bring Lean product development and Kanban to intellectual organizations who seek these modern management ideas and pragmatic guidance to improve their high-technology businesses.
As the firm's principal consultant, Alexei has consulted and trained professionals, managers, executives and coaches on five continents. His clients represent a wide range of industries. Alexei thrives in complex environments, helping leaders and teams find their unique improvement paths.
Alexei brings to the table two decades' experience in computer software industry and a decade of process improvement. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Master's degree in Computer Science, 1998) and is recognized by Lean Kanban University (LKU) as a Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP) and is an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) - the first one in Central Canada, where his firm is based. Alexei also serves as a Program Advisor to the LKU's KCP program, is well respected in the Kanban expert community, speaks frequently at international Lean Kanban conferences and keeps a blog at connected-knowledge.com.