About the Expert
William Hooper is president and founder of William Hooper Consulting Inc., a consulting firm based in Naperville, IL dedicated to implementing and teaching Six Sigma through Design of Experiments and other innovative improvement methods for manufacturing and transactional processes. William has developed a unique six sigma implementation approach that has been successfully applied in multiple plants and industries.
William Hooper was trained in process improvement by Dr. Jeffrey Luftig, a colleague of Dr. Edwards Deming. In 2010, William Hooper was one of just 48 individuals that received the ASQ Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification (CSSMBB). He is also an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), and Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE).
William is a past speaker for thirteen conferences during the last five years on Design of Experiments and the art of illusion as a statistical teaching tool, including the 2011 and 2012 International Lean Six Sigma Conference and the upcoming Association for Engineering Manufacturing conference.
William’s unique methods developing students and teaching the science of Six Sigma and Design of Experiments are detailed in an ASQ Case Study.
Bill is also participates as a therapeutic bedside magician in children’s wards at several Chicago-area hospitals for Open Heart Magic, a not-for-profit organization.