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makoto investments


Over the years, Makoto (aka Gemba Japan) and its team of professionals have been on a journey to make Lean & Operational Management initiatives real and sustainable for any company or team. Their efforts and resources have traveled globally to many countries and experienced the challenges that each of these cultures embody. This vast experience and broad perspective allows them to understand and harness the local strengths and talents of each company.


Brad Schmidt


Brad is a Founding Partner in Makoto Investments and brings to the team more than 16 years of professional experience in the practical application, facilitation and implementation of living the “Makoto Way” in industries as varied as Automotive Industry, Health Care, Government Offices, Logistics Service and Customer Service Industry.