Lean Kanban University | David J Anderson School of Management
The David J Anderson School of Management is a Seattle-based training center and global consultancy focused on training managers to make better decisions. Top management professionals such as David J Anderson present the Lean Kanban curriculum including the highest level professional development classes only taught here.  Managers and consultants trained here will be equipped to develop custom solutions for their organization to best balance its opportunity, workload and capability against its attitude to risk.  The result is a more fit for purpose organization with greater business agility and better customer satisfaction.


Lean Kanban University | David J Anderson School of Management

David J Anderson

Chairman, Lean Kanban, Inc.
Pioneer of the use of kanban systems for improved service delivery in creative and knowledge worker businesses. Originator of the Kanban Method and Enterprise Services Planning for improved service delivery, strategy, fitness for purpose, operational management and governance of modern businesses. Management trainer and consultant. Popular conference speaker and presenter. Author of the books, “Lessons in Agile Management”, “Kanban – Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business” and “Agile Management for Software Engineering.”

  • Thought Leadershiip 50%
  • Training & Consulting 30%
  • Strategy 20%

Wes Harris

General Manager
Manages the operational side of the organization, including logistics, financial, and legal areas of the business. In addition to General Manager, serves as Editor-in-Chief for Lean Kanban University Press, managing publishing activities for current and new titles.

  • Publishing 20%
  • Business Development 30%
  • Financial and Office Administration 50%

Todd Little

Chief Executive Officer
Drives the corporate strategy and execution of that strategy. A seasoned software executive with extensive practical experience using modern management methods. An active leader and pioneer in the agile and lean community. Founder of the Agile20XX conference series and longtime board member of both the Agile Alliance and the Agile Leadership Network. Frequent conference speaker and co-author of the book “Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility.”

  • Strategy and Execution 50%
  • Business Development 20%
  • Strategic Partnerships 30%

Inga Lenz

Program Director

  • LKU Member Administration 60%
  • Class Planning 10%
  • Financial and Office Administration 30%

Janice Linden-Reed

Chief Program Officer
Responsible for developing and managing the professional development programs of Lean Kanban University (LKU) and the Lean Kanban global conference series. Dedicated to assuring the quality of Kanban implementations via education and screening of coaches and trainers, and to standardized kanban training curricula.

  • Operations 30%
  • Marketing 50%
  • Community Development 20%


Lean Kanban University | David J Anderson School of Management

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