Bio: Antti Ryytty
Antti is a Lean manufacturing expert with 20+ years of experience covering both shop-floor management and top-level operations consulting.
During his career, Antti has gained professional experience from analyzing and improving about 100 industrial sites world-wide.
Antti's professional career started in the automotive industry where he gathered experience in line management and Lean expert roles. His experience is rooted on Japanese automotive factories where he thoroughly learned "what good looks like" and was trained in Lean philosophy and techniques by Japanese Toyota Production System experts. He also gained first-hand experience in leading Lean production system implemention on manufacturing sites through trial and error.
After 8 years in automotive industry, Antti joined McKinsey & Company as an operations consultant. He worked across multiple industries and geographies to implement Lean and achieve step-changes in operational performance of the client companies. He worked side by side with the top operational consultants with backgrounds in the best operational companies - often Toyota - and learned from them through hands-on work.
At McKinsey, Antti learned how to quickly analyze operational performance and how to implement a Lean production system in various complex environments.
After a total 10 years with McKinsey, Antti is now utilizing his experience to support Finnish manufacturing companies in their strive for operational excellence through his own consultancy Lean Finland Oy.