Joel Wenger

Joel Wenger

Formal First Name

Joel Wenger is the Owner and Editor of Invest Safely. He is an individual investor, strategist, and mentor who earns a living in the automotive industry. By combining corporate finance, lean process improvement, and organizational strategy, Wenger crafted the Principles of Safe Investing, the 10 rules that formed the bedrock of his investing process, and helped him avoid massive losses during the 2008 financial crisis.

Professional Experience

Academic History

Key Achievements:

  • Developed a product innovation process for a division of 5,600 associates and ~€2bln in annual sales
  • Generated 63% of order intake during a start-up consulting firm's first 4 years
  • Used lean principles and visual management techniques to reduce project duration by 50%

Core competencies:

  • Business Processes and Lean Principles
  • Servant Leadership & Mentoring
  • Executive Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence