Donald Kieffer

Senior Lecturer, Operations Management

Donald Kieffer

Donald Kieffer is a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Kieffer was vice president at Harley-Davidson, where he spent 15 years in product development, powertrain manufacturing, and continuous improvement. He also served as senior vice president of operations at Intermatic, where he led manufacturing, logistics, engineering, and purchasing in North America and Asia. At his own company, The Milwaukee Consulting Group, LLC, his focus is on creating sustainable, corporate-wide continuous improvement, applying Toyota thinking in knowledge work areas and coaching executive leaders. 

Kieffer holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Tel: (414) 721-1299

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E-mail: donkieffer@mit.edu

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