Tom Paider is an IT executive for Nationwide, a Fortune 100 insurance and financial services company. His teams work across Nationwide to apply lean thinking to technology. He is the coauthor of the recently released book The Lean IT Field Guide. Tom regularly consults with companies in a variety of industries across the globe on their lean transformations. Tom is the cofounder of the IT Leadership Network at The Ohio State University, a partnership between industry and academic leaders focused on helping member companies sustain their lean IT journeys. He also teaches in the Masters in Business Operational Excellence program at Ohio State’s Fisher School of Business. Tom’s passion is using lean thinking to help technology teams create solutions that users love.
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