Edward S. Pound is Director of the Operations Science Institute, which provides clear, practical education for managers and executives to establish predictability and control over their businesses. He is the lead author of McGraw-Hill’s business title, Factory Physics for Managers. Mr. Pound was COO of Factory Physics for 16 years until it was acquired by Strategic Project Solutions. He has more than 25 years of management and consulting experience in medical devices, aerospace, electronics, pharmaceuticals, cloud infrastructure development, consumer retail, healthcare, energy and public infrastructure construction, and engineer-to-order capital equipment. Mr. Pound has helped pioneer the field of Operations Science and its application across many different industries. He holds a B.S. and a M.S. in mechanical engineering, an M.E.M and an M.B.A. He is also a Past President of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Society’s Work Systems division and serves on its Board of Directors.