Founder & CEO
Adil Dalal is the CEO of Pinnacle Process Solutions, Intl®, LLC; past-Chair of ASQ's Human Development & Leadership division; and Co-founder and Chairman of the Board for Patriots4Our Heroes, a non-profit serving veterans with PTS and TBI. Adil is also a distinguished global keynote speaker and an award-winning author and the recipient of “2014 Global Award for Outstanding contribution to Quality & Leadership”. He is the host of See2B radio show and has also been featured in numerous radio and TV interviews.
Adil’s book "The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results" is the winner of the prestigious “2015 ASQ Philip B. Crosby Medal”, the “2014 Shingo Research and Publication award” and the “2013 Axiom Business book award”. The 12 Pillars book has also been adopted as a Leadership Body of Knowledge by the Human Development & Leadership division of ASQ. Adil has also authored "A Legacy Driven Life" and co-authored ASQ's “Lean Handbook” and his latest book, "Changing Our World".
Adil’s mission is to enhance the value of human potential and optimize performance of leaders, individuals and organizations through his many innovations like Sensei Leadership™, iLean® Technology, True Lean™ and other advanced technologies like Pinnacle Performance Zone™ etc. he has pioneered. His mastery has made him a sought after strategic business partner and executive coach as he continues to drive excellence by implementing strategies for growth and long-term success.
Adil is pursuing his PhD degree in Performance Psychology and holds 2 Master’s degrees and numerous certifications, including a Certified Project Manager (PMP), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Lean Bronze Professional (LBC) and Certified Executive Coach (BCC). He is a registered training provider for Lean Certification classes through SME, ASQ, AME and Shingo Institute.
Executive Team / Board of Advisors
Mr. Carleton Smith has a BSEE and MEA. He worked in the electronics industry for forty years. He retired as the VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing from a Fortune 500 corporation. Prior to that assignment, he was the general manager of two manufacturing plants in mainland China. His career included numerous business turn-around assignments; i.e., fixing sub-par operations by identifying their problems and then making them profitable. He was also successfully involved in numerous acquisition and mergers of companies. His executive training included studies at Harvard, Northwestern, Wisconsin and Texas A&M universities. He has been a volunteer counselor with Austin SCORE for eight years.
Bill Scherkenbach's executive career has spanned from operations and quality management to world-class enterprises, multinational high-technology organizations and entrepreneurial ventures. A student and colleague of Dr. W Edward Deming, he brings a passion for consistent success in improving quality while reducing cost. William has provided his technical and transformational leadership Dell, Lexmark, Tokai Rika, Samsung, Liteon Technologies, Ford, GM, US Departments of Defense and Energy are a few of the organizations that have benefited from my technical and transformational leadership. Extensive European and Pacific Rim (China, Taiwan (Ex-Pat), Singapore, India, Malaysia, Korea, and Japan) supply chain experience.
Materials Engineer pos graduated on Metallurgical Engineering with 35 years of experience on the automotive segment. Solid background on operations as well as main executive in Brazil and Europe. General Manager of Eaton Transmission Div Europe and Japan (2001-2003), General Manager and Vice President of Eaton Corp for South America (2004-2007). Board member of Supplier Council of General Motors South America (2004-2007). Main Partner of MB Consultants since 2008. Director of Brazil Metals Association since 2009, Board member of SAE Brazil since 2007. Chairman of Grupo Engenho board.
Graduated Bachelor of Science, Chemistry - University of Sao Paulo Brazil, Bachelor of Chemical Technology - Escola Politecnica University of Sao Paulo, Master of Chemistry Education - University of Sao Paulo and Latex Technology Lehigh University PA, USA. Executive with experience in General Management & CEO positions working for domestic and global companies including DuPont, Akzo Nobel, PPG and Carbono Group. Board Member of CSM Worldwide and Mariaca & associates (Lee Hetch Harrison and Inter Search global partners). Currently is Director of BD at Ecotech Group and Board Member of Grupo Engenho.
Graduated in Statistics from Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP, and is MBA in Administration from Universidade de Sao Paulo - USP. Paulo Cardamone has been working for the automotive industry for more than 30 years. He worked for worldwide and local companies managing marketing, strategic planning and product development areas, as well as coordinating operations designed to attend the auto parts market for car makers, and internal and external market distributors.
Pinnacle CEO Adil Dalal's Events and Teams
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