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At, our mission is to revolutionize the way people learn process improvement—making it easy for everyone everywhere to build their problem-solving muscles.

By sharing the most practical, easy to understand and enjoyable Lean Six Sigma Online Training & Certification courses and a full suite of supporting resources, we’ll empower you to delight your customers, build high-performing teams, minimize costs and maximize profits. We’re a team of Lean Six Sigma experts who continuously craft easy to use, practical and flexible solutions that make it easy for you to achieve your goals with Lean Six Sigma.

Our Vision

A global community of problem-solving superhero customers and partners who love working together to improve our workplaces, communities and the world

Our Mission

Revolutionize the way people learn process improvement – making it easy for everyone everywhere to build their problem-solving muscles

Our Core Values
Trailblazing Spirit

We have the courage to challenge and inspire each other to create a constant state of awesomeness.

Cultivating Community

We create an inclusive and positive space where people around the world connect with each other to learn and grow.

Servant’s Heart

At our core we are here to be of service to others as guides and teachers to encourage people’s success.

Our Approach

Solving problems can be complicated – we make it easy because we know what works. Together, we’ll put our decades of experience with Fortune 500 companies to Government to work for you. We’ve got you covered every step of the way with the resources you need to plan, deploy and scale your Lean Six Sigma efforts and achieve your goals.

Develop a Lean Six Sigma program

Rollout a tailored Lean Six Sigma Training & Certification

Gain the support of all levels of your organization from Leadership to the Front-Line

Ensure the application of Lean Six Sigma and deliver significant and sustainable improvements

Our Courses & Resources

We’ve applied Lean Six Sigma to Lean Six Sigma Training & Resources.

  • No more boring classes or wasted time on useless content
  • Fun, engaging, easy to understand materials
  • Highly practical design enables learners to deliver immediate improvements
Our Story
Year Founded
Learners and Growing
Countries & Territories is a Lean, web-based company headquartered in Hawaii with team members all over the U.S.. We made the Inc. 5000 list for 2019 and 2020, and we were named one of Hawaii’s Fastest 50 growing companies in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 in Pacific Business News. Because we’re web-based and practice what we teach, we’re able to offer our clients the best Lean Six Sigma learning resources at a fraction of the cost and time of other providers. Partner with us and we’ll help you become the next problem-solving superhero.
Our Team
Karlo Tanjuakio -

Karlo Tanjuakio

Kelvin Tanjuakio -

Kelvin Tanjuakio
Director of Client Success

Katrina Santana
Director of Strategic Partnerships

Julius Pecson
Product Development Manager

Elisabeth Swan -

Elisabeth Swan
Master Black Belt Consultant

Tracy O'Rourke -

Tracy O’Rourke
Master Black Belt Consultant

Bill Eureka -

Bill Eureka
Master Black Belt Consultant

Ernie Arboles -

Ernie Arboles
Master Black Belt Consultant

Jim Athon -

Jim Athon
Master Black Belt Consultant

Ken Maynard
Master Black Belt Consultant

Pamela Schmidt-Cavaliero -

Pamela Schmidt-Cavaliero
Master Black Belt Consultant

Colleen Kindler
Senior Consultant

Craig Tickel -

Craig Tickel
Senior Consultant

Ed Vasko
Senior Consultant

Fook Loy Yoong -

Fook Loy Yoong
Senior Consultant

Mark Halmrast
Senior Consultant

Mike Osterling -

Mike Osterling
Senior Consultant

Mohamed Saleh -

Mohamed Saleh
Senior Consultant

Sabine Rentschar -

Sabine Rentschar
Senior Consultant

Shane Wentz
Senior Consultant

Susan Tighe -

Susan Tighe
Senior Consultant

Dane Dusthimer -

Dane Dusthimer
Client Success Manager

Emilio Natalio
Army Support Manager

Emily Gniatczyk
Client Success Coordinator

James MacCallum
Client Success Coordinator

Siha Gnet -

Siha Gnet
Client Success Coordinator

Company History
  • 2011
    • Founded
      • was launched as an-easy-to-understand information resource for Lean Six Sigma by Karlo Tanjuakio
      • Sion Lee joined to build technology and media
  • 2012 
    • Reached 161 countries and territories globally
    • Customer demand for online education increased
      • Elisabeth Swan and Tracy O’Rourke joined to build courses, content and community
      • Launched first Lean Six Sigma Training & Certification course, Yellow Belt
      • Launched Lean Six Sigma Simulation, FastPitch Workshop
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
    • Helped 78,000+ total learners build their problem-solving muscles
    • 2016 Hawaii’s Fastest 50 Growing Companies Honoree
    • Partnered with San Diego State University to offer Lean Six Sigma Certifications
  • 2017
    • Helped 122,000+ total learners build their problem-solving muscles
    • 2017 Hawaii’s Fastest 50 Growing Companies Honoree
    • Partnered with UC San Diego to offer Lean Six Sigma Certifications
    • Featured on Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
  • 2018
    • Helped 172,000+ total learners build their problem-solving muscles
    • Published The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit paperback to provide our learners with an easy reference to what they learned in our Green Belt course
    • Launched Just-In-Time Cafe Podcast to highlight Lean Six Sigma news and success stories while sharing advice from experts
    • Launched Go-Getter Membership enabling learners to continue their problem-solving journey after Certification
    • Launched Flipped Classroom Facilitation to create a more interactive, immersive learning experience that delivers immediate ROI
    • 2018 Hawaii’s Fastest 50 Growing Companies Honoree
    • Featured on
    • Featured on
  • 2019
    • Reached 231 countries and territories globally
    • Helped 223,000+ total learners build their problem-solving muscles
    • Problem-Solver’s Toolkit becomes the official Lean Six Sigma handbook of U.S. Post Office and Marriott Hotels
    • 2019 Inc. 5000 Honoree
    • 2019 Hawaii’s Fastest 50 Growing Companies Honoree
  • 2020
    • Launched Champion Training & Certification to help Leaders drive successful problem-solving cultures
    • Featured on PBS
    • Featured on Fox Business
    • Featured on Mashable
    • Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine
    • Featured in New York Post
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