Klaus Lemke

MBA, Marquette University; BSCE, structural design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Klaus is managing principal of LeanProject Consulting, Inc., where he and his partners have helped countless teams adopt the new behaviors and thinking required to dramatically shorten schedules, reduce cost, increase safety, and improve the experience of project work. He has also been a structural engineer and EPC project manager in the petroleum industry, where he first learned about Deming’s Total Quality Management, partnering, and continuous improvement. Mr. Lemke’s book, Better Building: Lean Practice for the Project-Driven Organization, provides a model for applying lean thinking to the disconnected, temporary, and highly variable world of design and construction.

  • CMGT 4002 – Lean Construction