Lean Six Sigma for Meeting and Event Professionals (LSSMP) was founded by Robert J. Wilson, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and President of Meeting Evolution in 2017.

Robert J. Wilson is President of Meeting Evolution, an Overland Park, Kansas based Technology Company that was founded in 2008. Meeting Evolution is the most comprehensive web-based Strategic Meeting Management (SMM) platform available to the meetings and events industry today. Meeting Evolution integrates the event request, global sourcing, custom hotel contracting, meeting consolidation,attendee registration, housing, mobile, surveys, and BEO management in one platform. Our focus at Meeting Evolution is to leverage technology and business intelligence that drives team efficiencies and increased productivity for organizations implementing SMM solutions.

From 2001 – 2008, Rob was the Executive Vice President, Global Meeting Services at Meeting Sites Resource, a professional service organization. MSR also offers professional meeting support services, SMM education and consulting and advanced meeting technology solutions. Corporate offices are in Irvine, California.

Prior to committing his career to the meeting, convention and hospitality industry, Rob had extensive managerial experience in the financial / banking industry and developed a wide range of strategic technology skills during his tenure as Technology Manager for Honeywell Corporation. While at Honeywell he earned his Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. He was responsible for developing, implementing and training over 4,000 employees on the messaging and collaboration systems. Rob has earned over 18 technology accreditation’s and certifications, placing him in an elite category of technological achievement.

Rob earned his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in 2016.

Rob founded Lean Six Sigma for Meeting Professionals in March of 2017.

Rob has been involved in the meeting and hospitality industry, including Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), Professional Conference Management Association (PCMA), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Toastmasters International and has served on the Events Industry Council (EIC) APEX Technology Committee. Rob speaks at many industry events and contributes articles to industry trade publications.

Rob graduated from Drury University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.