Austin English

Visiting Executive Lecturer



Areas of Expertise

Service, including Healthcare, and Industrial Operations Management, Lean Deployment, Change Management, Operational Transformation

Education: B.S., Marine Transportation, United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY; M.B.A., University of Virginia Darden School of Business; M.A., Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Austin English is a consultant, facilitator, and coach with over thirty years of experience leading and helping organizations successfully inculcate continuous improvement practices within their organizations. Austin's successful line operations experience with United Technologies is the basis of his ability to convert business theories into practical bottom-line solutions. His thirty years of managing change enable him to foresee problems and assist clients in avoiding potential pitfalls. He has helped transform various organizations in multiple industries as diverse as refrigeration, HVAC, healthcare, academic, professional services, consumer goods, construction, aerospace, and shipbuilding.

Austin is an active Visiting Lecturer at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. Several of his transformational business experiences have been the topics of Darden Cases and he has assisted in the development of Darden course materials. He is also a guest speaker at various academic institutions and industry conferences.