J. Daniel Robertson
Manufacturing & Operations Senior Manager, retired

Dan Robertson is a retired manufacturing and operations senior manager, having led teams involved in producing and supporting high-technology products with Hewlett-Packard and 3Com Corporation. He has been a student and practitioner of Dr. Deming's work since 1980. Dan coauthored Deming’s Profound Changes: When Will the Sleeping Giant Awaken?, a book about Dr. Deming’s approach to management and leadership.

Dan is cofounder of the Bay Area Deming Users Group—coordinating meeting activity and providing monthly notes over the group’s 13 years of existence—as well as a cofounder of the In2:InThinking Network. Since 2007, Dan has been actively involved with the Deming Institute Fall Conference planning team. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and M.B.A. from Santa Clara University. A part-time high school volunteer tutor since 1998, Dan also enjoys snow skiing, bicycling, and being a private pilot.