David Veech

Senior Lecturer (9M)

Operations and Business Analytics


David Veech teaches operational excellence, lean systems, and lean leadership at the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University.  He is a retired Army officer having served over 20 years in uniform as an infantry officer and a member of the Army Acquisition Workforce.

David has written two best-selling books, taught at four universities, founded 2 successful international consulting firms that transformed organizations in dozens of industries and government agencies, co-founded a non-profit, owned a professional Ultimate Disk team, and founded a luxury travel agency (Clandestine Travel Ltd). 

When he is not teaching or creating new content, you can find him on the road, traveling and creating exceptional memories with his wife Mary, kids and grandkids, and  dogs. David loves orienteering, hiking, and photography.  David is working hard toward walking a half-marathon in every US state and territory and on every continent.


  • BUSOBA 4239 - Managing Process Improvement

    Describes the basics of establishing and managing a Lean process in service, office and manufacturing operations. We will look at how we can add value in delivery of goods or services to the customer. Prereq: 2320 (330), 2321 (331), 3230 (630), and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212), and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusADM 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 739.

  • BUSOBA 7270 - MBOE Managing the Extended Value Stream

    A focus on working across functions, companies and cultures and managing the Extended Value Stream. Prereq: Enrollment in MBOE. Not open to students with credit for 848.