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Bill Eureka -

Bill Eureka is an Executive Consultant at with over 40 years of continuous improvement experience in a wide range of businesses including manufacturing, servicing, healthcare, sales and executive leadership. 

He has helped over 400 organizations improve quality and profitability by leveraging the right improvement methodologies to help them achieve their business goals. Bill is a Professor in the School of Business at Davenport University.

Highlighted Accomplishments & Capabilities


  • Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)
  • Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DFMA)
  • Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ)
  • Lean
  • Linear Programming and Related Approaches
  • Math Modeling and Monte Carlo in Excel
  • Measurement System Development
  • Policy Deployment
  • Problem Solving (extremely difficult problems)
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Quality Operating Systems (QOS)
  • Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Taguchi Methods (Robust Design)
  • Theory of Constraints Thinking Process (TOC)
  • Toyota Production System (TPS)
  • Value Engineering (VE)


  • Led redesign of Laboratory Services
  • Led two 2-week study missions to Japan to familiarize American executives with Japanese business practices (collaborating with the Central Japan Quality Control Association)
  • Led over 60 Kaizen Breakthrough Events in 4 companies
  • Participated in three nationwide satellite telecasts in QFD, TQM and Quality Improvement in Administration

Highlighted Publications


  • Quality Up, Costs Down: A Manager’s Guide to Taguchi Methods and QFD (ISBN 0786302186)
  • The Process-Driven Business: Managerial Perspectives on Policy Management (ISBN 0941243125)
  • The Customer-Driven Company: Managerial Perspectives on Quality Function Deployment (ISBN 0786301414)


Degrees and Certifications:

  • M.A. Industrial Supervision, Central Michigan University (1982 – 1985)
  • M.S. Computer Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (1974 – 1977)
  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, General Motors Institute (1969 – 1974)
  • Jonah, Goldratt Institute
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ASI Consulting Group
  • Design for Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ASI Consulting Group
  • Certified Quality Engineer, American Society for Quality