Juan Emilio brings over twenty years of high-tech manufacturing and management experience from the semiconductor industry. He led teams to over 4000 hours of labor reduction from Kaizen activities, model-based problem solving, designing IT solutions, driving knowledge capture, and work standardization.
Juan Emilio is known as a skilled facilitator and project manager, passionate about listening to the needs and ideas of workers on the shop floor, and advocate of promoting a safe, standardized, and creative learning environment for the scalability of complex operations.
Juan Emilio was raised in Mexico City, enriched by the benefits of a bilingual and bicultural upbringing. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of New Mexico and a Professional Certification in the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ). When he is not ramping up factory operations, he can be found learning about permaculture and trying his hand at urban farming.