As time marched on, so did the evolution of Six Sigma as we know it today. We must pay homage to Bill Smith, who is known as the Father of Six Sigma. The success Motorola obtained after implementation of Six Sigma was all because of Bill Smith. Earning recognition for his work, he received the Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award, which was said to be the high point of Bill’s life. The last years of Bill’s life were spent doing what he loved, teaching and implementing Six Sigma.
Learn more about the history of Six Sigma in timeline below!