Mark DeLuzio

Mark DeLuzio is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lean Horizons Consulting, LLC ( He is a former Corporate Officer and Vice President of Danaher Business System (DBS) for Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), where he was the principal architect of DBS, deploying it on a global basis. Mark was selected by Danaher to be on the first study mission to Japan, studying under the original developers of the Toyota Production System. Mark is also credited with developing the first Lean Accounting process in the United States for Danaher’s Jake Brake Division, where he served as their Chief Financial Officer and General Manager of Jake’s Asian Business.

Mr. DeLuzio has consulted on five continents, and is a frequent speaker at higher educational institutions such as MIT (Sloan School of Business), Northwestern (Kellogg School of Business), Harvard Business School, and the Rensselaer Institute of Technology (RIT). He also advises professors at MIT regarding their Lean curriculum, research, and publications.

Mr. DeLuzio holds two undergraduate degrees in business (Marketing and Accounting) from Central Connecticut State University, and an MBA in Operations Management from the University of Hartford. He holds a Certificate in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Mark has appeared on numerous podcasts and has developed his own Lean podcast called Lean911 ( In addition to numerous white papers and magazine articles, Mark is the author of “Turn Waste into Wealth,” which offers practical advice for those considering a Lean transformation. His second book called “Flatlined – Why Lean Transformations Fail and What to do About It” was released in April 2020, and still ranks high in popularity in the Lean Management category. Flatlined offers the lessons learned from Mark’s association with hundreds of Lean transformations on a global basis.

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