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GA 299 | Lean and Strategy in the U.S. Air Force with Reza Zeinalpour

By Jessica Bush Updated on December 25th, 2019

This week’s guest is Reza Zeinalpour. Ron and Reza talked about applying continuous improvement in the U.S. Air Force, including how they integrate performance metrics, innovation, and virtual reality. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Reza (3:11)
  • Reza’s background (4:22)
  • The importance of strategy (6:32)
  • KPIs and visual management (9:10)
  • How they emphasize innovation (10:01)
  • How they use virtual reality training (14:29)
  • What’s next for the Air Force regarding CPI (15:59)
  • Optimizing duty time (17:06)
  • Defining value in the Air Force (18:35)
  • Reza’s final words of wisdom (20:54)

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