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COE Summit 2015: A Look Back
More than 300 process improvement professionals from around the world gathered in Columbus April 8-10 for Leading Through Excellence: COE Summit 2015, the third-annual summit and the largest event in COE history. Take a look back at an incredible three days of learning by visiting COE's Twitter feed ...
The Center for Operational Excellence already is gearing up for its fourth-annual Leading Through Excellence summit, set once again for Columbus in the spring. The 2016 event will take place April 13-15.
The 2015 summit, which concluded April 10, featured nearly two-dozen industry leaders and researchers and a dynamic line-up of keynote speakers, including David Marquet, author, Turn the Ship Around!; Huggy Rao, Harvard Business School professor and co-author, Scaling Up Excellence; and (pictured, right) Rich Sheridan, Menlo Innovations CEO and author, Joy Inc.
Meet this year's keynote speakers
The keynote lineup for this year's summit includes a programmer-turned-Forbes cover story, a leader praised by none other than Seven Habits of Highly Effective People author Stephen Covey, and a top researcher in the field of organizational behavior. COE is pleased to welcome to this year's summit as keynote speakers: David Marquet, retired U.S. Navy captain and author of Turn the Ship Around! (pictured, left); Huggy Rao, Stanford University professor and co-author of Scaling Up Excellence (pictured, right); and Rich Sheridan, CEO and founder of Menlo Innovations.