Robert Launsby

Bob Launsby

Robert is the president of Launsby Consulting in Colorado Springs, Co. Mr. Launsby is the co-author of six books:
-“Understanding Industrial Designed Experiments”
-“Straight Talk on Designed Experiments”
-“Process Validation” for Business Success
-“DOE for Injection Molding”
-"Engineering Today's Designed Experiments"
-"Design for Six Sigma"
Bob has trained thousands of people in various techniques including experimental design, process control, FMEA, concept selection, design control, process validation, fuzzy control, Design for Six Sigma, and QFD.

James Ladtkow
James is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and has recently completed his MBA. James has over twelve years of experience in medical product support and medical injection molding. During that time, he has successfully applied the theories of decoupled molding, design of experiments, and statistical process control to injection molding processes. He was awarded a patent for an insert molded surgical instrument and has applied for a process patent on a unique insert molding technique. He regularly consults for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the topics of plastic processes used in medical devices and process validation for molding and extrusion.

Gary Fenton
Gary has more than 30 years of engineering, consulting and teaching experience. Gary earned a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a M.S. in Applied Statistics from the University of Northern Colorado. Prior to consulting and teaching statistical problem solving techniques full time, Gary was the Quality Director for Maxcor Manufacturing Co.

Richard Discenza, Ph.D.
Richard is the author of nine books in the fields of quality control, supply chain management and project management. He received an M.B.A. in Quantitative Methods from Syracuse University as well as a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Oklahoma. Richard has over 17 years of training experience and is a former Dean of the College of Business at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. He has facilitated numerous training courses in Project Management, Six Sigma and many other fields. He has also had 87 articles published in various quality magazines.

Dennis Foley
Dennis has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University as well as being a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. He has over twenty years of experience in engineering and quality management at both Fortune 500 and pre-IPO companies including manufacturing experience in semiconductors, lithium ion batteries, telecommunications, and carbon reinforced composites. Dennis has applied statistical expertise in Design of Experiments, Variance Components Analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, SPC, and Inferential Statistics. He has consulted and led courses in Minitab, Root Cause and Corrective Action, SPC and Six Sigma.