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About Gemba Academy

Gemba Academy provides Lean and Six Sigma training online and on-site. It offers online lean manufacturing training for individuals and groups. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Keller, Texas. In October 2022, Forum Media Group acquired a majority stake in Gemba Academy. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Gemba Academy Headquarters Location

460 Johnson Rd

Keller, Texas, 76248,

United States


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FORUM MEDIA GROUP GMBH acquires Gemba Academy LLC in Keller, TX

Oct 3, 2022

Share Article KELLER, Texas (PRWEB)October 03, 2022 German media company FORUM MEDIA GROUP GMBH has acquired majority shares in US training provider Gemba Academy LLC, based in Keller, Texas. The founders and current owners Ron Pereira, Kevin Meyer, and Jon Miller will remain on board as managers and minority shareholders. The acquisition presents exciting opportunities for both FORUM and Gemba Academy. Gemba Academy specializes in Lean and Six Sigma training. Lean is an operating philosophy based on maximizing customer value by minimizing waste. Six Sigma is an improvement methodology based on sophisticated statistical analysis. Both contribute to building a corporate culture of continuous improvement. Since its establishment in 2009, Gemba Academy has become a leading training provider in the continuous improvement space, offering online courses, in-house training, and expert coaching as enterprise solutions for a wide range of industries. Among its more than 3,000 customers are many well-known companies such as Starbucks, FedEx, and John Deere. The steadily growing online library already includes more than 2,000 on-demand videos. The company also offers certifications. “We are pleased to be able to expand our portfolio in the area of online further education through the acquisition of Gemba Academy,” said Ronald Herkert, founder, and Chairman of the Advisory Board of FORUM MEDIA GROUP. “The professional training market has long been an important pillar of our group. The topics of Lean Management and Six Sigma represent an exciting addition to our existing subject areas and promise international marketing potential.” “We are excited to join FORUM to leverage the group’s global network and specialized industry content to further expand Gemba Academy’s reach,” said Kevin Meyer, co-founder of Gemba Academy. “We share a culture of empowering people and a mission to improve the world by making knowledge and information more accessible.” About FORUM FORUM MEDIA GROUP GMBH (FMG) is an international media company headquartered in Merching (Germany) and a holding company of leading professional publishing houses. In 2021, FMG achieved a turnover of more than 100 million Euro. The group has more than 1,000 employees in Europe, Asia, North America, and Australia. Since 1988, the FORUM MEDIA GROUP has provided business clients with high-quality information products, professional training, and further education. The FORUM MEDIA GROUP also offers a large portfolio of special interest publications, magazines, and renowned events. About Gemba Academy Gemba Academy aims to help individuals and businesses develop an organizational culture of continuous improvement. Founded in 2009 and based in Keller, TX, Gemba Academy now offers over 2,000 training videos on Lean, Six Sigma, and continuous improvement. To learn more about Gemba Academy’s online content, flexible training, expert coaching, and certifications, please visit . Share article on social media or email: View article via:

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  • When was Gemba Academy founded?

    Gemba Academy was founded in 2008.

  • Where is Gemba Academy's headquarters?

    Gemba Academy's headquarters is located at 460 Johnson Rd, Keller.

  • What is Gemba Academy's latest funding round?

    Gemba Academy's latest funding round is Corporate Majority.

  • Who are the investors of Gemba Academy?

    Investors of Gemba Academy include Forum Media Group.

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