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Foss, Michael

CoachFoss LLC

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CoachFoss LLC (

Founder & CEO

We Find Optimal Solutions for Success! We inspire and motivate teams and individuals to be enthusiastic, embrace innovation and disruption, seek relentless improvement, never give up, and never settle for mediocrity. Providing Speaking, Training, & Consulting.



· BSIE, Texas Tech University

· Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, University of Villanova


Professional Experience

· CoachFoss LLC, Founder & CEO

· Caterpillar, GM, Global Transportation

· Amazon, Process Engineering, Continuous Improvement & Logistics Optimization, for Amazon Transportation Services

· Cameron International, Global Director of Logistics, Export and Import Optimization

· Weir Oil and Gas, Vice President of Logistics

· FedEx, Operational excellence, planning, implementation and continuous improvement



· Speaking, Training, & Consulting:

· Leadership

· Operational Excellence

· Optimization

· Operations Analysis

· Strategic Planning

· Continuous Improvement

· Logistics & Transportation

· Change Management


Volunteer Organizations

· The Institute of Industrial and System Engineers (IISE) Past President and Fellow

· ABET Industry Advisory Council

· Texas Tech University Distinguished Engineer, College of Engineering Dean’s Council, IMSE Academy and IAB Past Chairman

· Oklahoma State University Industrial Engineering and Management IAB

· The Council of Industrial and System Engineers (CISE)


Personal Interests

· Learning from thought leaders and sharing leadership, motivation and continuous improvement

· International Travel

· Football

· Golf


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