Join us for the next Cause Mapping Root Cause Analysis Public Workshop ONLINE on July 23-25.

Ely Wilson

Ely Wilson

Cause Mapping RCA Investigator & Instructor

Ely has a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Ely’s prior experience was at the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

Ely has been teaching root cause analysis workshops for ThinkReliability since 2008. He finds that the ThinkReliability approach is practical and that it’s exciting to see a problem become easy to talk about and understand. He gets to meet lots of people from all sorts of different industries and share what we’ve all learned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Incident Investigation
  • Facilitation and Documentation
  • Presentations and Training
  • Development of Qualification Programs
  • Process Improvement
  • Military
  • Quality
  • Supply Chain

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Bettis Reactor Engineering School
Certificate, Naval Nuclear Propulsion

Naval Postgraduate School – Monterey, California
Master of Business Administration


  • Manufacturing
  • Power Production
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Aviation
  • Structures
  • Space
  • Marine