Bob Launsby

Robert 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.

Dennis Foley

Dennis Foley

Dennis has over 20 years of experience working with several companies including Texas Instruments, Boston-Power, Lucent, and PolyStor as a manager, director, and internal consultant. Holding an MS in Chemical engineering from Northeastern University, he is also an ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt. Dennis has led hundreds of applications of statistical problem-solving tools (including Design of Experiments) to actual industrial problems. He has also led numerous seminars on the tools of Six Sigma, Quality Function Deployment, and is a subject matter expert in sample size determination. Dennis possesses excellent presentation, team leadership, and interpersonal skills. He has extensive experience with clients in US, China, Korea, Europe, Japan, and Israel.

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.