Chapter 19 - Thanks!
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Bio: Paul Akers [describes himself](http://2secondlean.com/) as an "entrepreneur, business owner, author, speaker and Lean maniac." Paul is founder and president of [FastCap LLC](http://www.fastcap.com/), based in Ferndale, WA. FastCap is an international product development company founded in 1997 with over 2000 distributors worldwide. A prolific inventor, Paul holds U.S. and international patents. His company, FastCap, launches approximately 20 new innovative products per year and has won the business of the year award in 1999 and 2010. Paul and his wife, Leanne, have built FastCap from their garage into a multi-million dollar company in 13 years. In 2011, Paul wrote his first book about Lean Manufacturing, [*2 Second Lean*](http://2secondlean.com/books). In 2015, Paul published his latest book [*Lean Health*](http://2secondlean.com/books), which you can download as a free PDF.
Read his full bio online - [PDF](http://2secondlean.com/bio).
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