Welcome to The Sensei On Demand Pond, where aspiring leaders and experts gather.
We bring learning and people together.
What do you call a community of like-minded professionals who are all on a mission to be the best? Koi—and they’re here to connect, learn, network, and grow in the next stage of their careers.
Get people in your corner.
You know that feeling you get when you understand what’s going on and you’re being understood by others? That’s what happens here. Our group is designed to have productive, meaningful conversations.
Follow relevant threads.
Be a part of topics that you’re interested in, fill in the blanks of conversations, and ask the questions that you would have with a real-life peer, mentor, or coach. We’ll explore the answers together.
Engage as much as you want.
Go see the best of the best in a Gemba walk. Watch live interviews with industry experts. Schedule your live mentoring and coaching sessions. Connect across all of our channels. Whatever you do, enjoy building your skill set and your contacts.
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No need to play koi. We’d love to have you!
In the Koi Pond, you don’t have to fish for compliments. Every month, we highlight a Sensei who represents our values, prioritizes excellence, and seizes every oppor-tuna-ty that comes their way.
Master Black Belt
Gordon Ching is a multifaceted leader with unique blend of experience in Lean Six Sigma, process improvement, process engineering, project and program management, change management, and cost optimization. Gordon has 40 years of experience working in the food processing/wine industry, serving in roles as Master Black Belt, continuous improvement manager, process engineer, and plant engineer. In his most recent role as a Master Black Belt at E&J Gallo Winery, he was the sought-after facilitator to lead cross-functional teams which involved implementing SAP, implementing Lean on new Bottling Lines, leading major winery capacity increases, and solving complex problems affecting production in different areas of the value stream.