Dennis Frankos

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2015 Akao Prize recipient, Dennis Frankos
QFD Black Belt®
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Deployment Leader
Florida Power and Light/NextEra Energy (ret.)

Dennis Frankos is a the Quality Deployment Leader at FPL/NEE (Florida Power and Light/NextEra Energy ) and is responsible for quality training and leadership for his division. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering, and is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and QFD Black Belt®. Mr. Frankos specializes in integrating QFD with process optimization, lean value stream and supply chain management, and applied decision theory. A member of the U.S. TAG/ISO/TC69/SC8/WG2 and one of the main contributors to the ISO 16355 standard for QFD, Mr. Frankos received the 2015 Akao Prize at the 21st International Symposium on QFD (September 2015) held in Hangzhou China, for his contribution to advancement of QFD, international QFD community, and excellence in practice.

Recent QFD papers and presentations by Dennis Frankos:

2016 International Symposium on QFD: "The Hoshin Express — From Idea to Project"

2015 International Symposium on QFD in China: "Strategic Portfolio Prioritization Solution" — The 2015 ISQFD Best Paper Award

2014 Symposium on QFD in USA: "Proposed Systematic Priority Deployment Method of Strategic Initiatives"