Derek Daly brings to QSG field-proven experience in advanced high technology manufacturing, with nearly 40 years in the defense and commercial sectors coupled with o a diverse background in Business and Manufacturing Operations in early stage through mature business models. He received his introduction to Lean and his Green Belt training at Northrop Grumman in the 2000s and has been a Lean change agent and continued student since.
Derek’s experience in the advanced technology landscape includes high powered industrial lasers, high temperature superconducting systems, precision fiber optic gyroscopes & inertial navigation systems, ballistic protective products, and unmanned ground and underwater systems. Derek is also an advisor/consultant for New England area early-stage companies on business operations, product and manufacturing development. Leveraging this unique background, Derek is excited to assist clients’ training and development programs with creativity and innovative thinking, emphasizing a practical hands-on and go-see approach.
Derek received magna cum laude Bachelor degrees in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Northeastern University and Manufacturing and Materials Engineering from University of Limerick, Ireland.