Thomas Pyzdek holds more than 50 copyrights including The Six Sigma Handbook, The Quality Engineering Handbook, and The Handbook of Quality Management. His works are used by thousands of universities and organizations around the world to teach process excellence. Pyzdek has provided training and consulting to employers and clients in all industries since 1967. Through The Pyzdek Institute he offers online training and certification in Six Sigma, Lean and Lean Six Sigma. Pyzdek is a Fellow of ASQ and recipient of the ASQ Edward’s Medal and the Simon Collier Quality Award, both for outstanding contributions to the field of quality management, and the ASQ E.L. Grant Medal for outstanding contributions to Quality Education. Pyzdek serves on numerous editorial boards and helped found such journals as The Quality Management Journal, Quality Engineering and International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage.