Founding Partner & Chief Innovation Officer
Kerry Johnson is a founding Partner and the Chief Innovation Officer of HPI. Kerry has over 25 years experience improving reliability in nuclear power, transportation, manufacturing, and healthcare. He specializes in designing and implementing human performance reliability programs for large organizations, resulting in dramatically reduced event rates. Other specialties include cause analysis (including nuclear power events and the Texas A&M bonfire structure collapse), reliability improvement (including nuclear incident response for the U.S. Department of Energy and manufacturing production at Colorado Fuel & Iron), and safety culture improvements (for more than half the nuclear power plants in the United States, Sandia National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission). His healthcare clients have achieved up to a 91% reduction in preventable serious safety events in just three years. He is now the lead consultant on several safety culture engagements for integrated healthcare systems. Prior to forming HPI, Kerry was the Chief Operating Officer of Performance Improvement International, Technical Advisor & Assistant Engineering Manager for the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, and Assistant Chief Test Engineer at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Kerry holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah and a bachelor’s of science degree in applied physics.
Website URL: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kerry-m-johnson/10/8a1/339