P.Venkataramani
  • Mech.Eng, M.S (Engg.Mgmt), PGDFM, BiMBA (Peeking University), LEAD (Disney Institute, HK & Indian School of Business).
  • Certified 6 Sigma & LEAN Black Belt and MBB . Hands on experience to implement 6 Sigma & LEAN in Services and manufacturing operations.
  • Over 30 years of experience and passion to create most efficient operations in Mfg, Quality Management, Procurement, Engineering Design, Accounting and Finance, HS, services centre operations and Orders to delivery
  • Delivered $50M benefits through 6 Sigma & LEAN projects
  • Expert in process analysis and waste elimination in Non manufacturing and manufacturing functions.
  • Served as head (GM) of Engineering Design operations and finance transformation.

C.V.Madhavan
  • Mechanical Engineer with Executive MBA from Great Lakes university.
  • Over 37 years of experience and passion to create most efficient operations in Manufacturing, Quality Management, Operational Excellence, Strategic Planning, Production Operations, Warehouse Management and Product reliability.
  • Certified 6 Sigma & LEAN BB and MBB . Trained , mentored and coached over 400+ BBs.
  • Delivered $15Mn in cost savings to the enterprise through a combination of 6 sigma and Lean manufacturing implementations
  • Have established Truck product Assembly line with Model Mix in a single line, from concept design till handing over to production.
  • Have established Excavator (320D) product Assembly line from concept design till handing over to production.

Murari Seshadri
  • Has over 28 years of work experience in product design, manufacturing engineering, and product quality.
  • Lead successfully a team of 400+ strong product engineering and manufacturing engineering engineers for reputed agricultural and heavy engineering companies including Caterpillar
  • Specialized in advance manufacturing technologies, virtual (digital) manufacturing technologies to provide break through solutions in the manufacturing and supply chain space, for the organization's 50+ manufacturing facilities, worldwide.

Jayanthi Ramesh

Program Director

  • Has over 25 years of work experience as an instructional designer, coordinator, facilitator, mentor, and trainer, Ms. Jayanthi is currently a state level teacher's trainer and a trainer for corporate executives to enhance their competency levels.
  • She received her diploma in teacher's training from Cambridge University, UK, and a diploma in preschool teaching and education from Singapore. She led and organised workshops and projects for an International schools in Chennai, India, which received an International School Award (ISA).
  • She is the Reviewer of the Tamil Nadu Accountancy textbook formulating committee. She is also the programme director for The Sean Children's Trust

Sekar

Senior Consultant - Product Development

  • Sekar has more than 35-years of work experience in product design and development of earthmoving and construction machinery.
  • With his deep technical expertise on hydraulics, power train, and electrical systems and as the Head of the Design, in his previous role, Sekar led several product development programs for the local market in Caterpillar, including localization of 424 BHL.

Rajkumar

Product & Process Support

  • Rajkumar has around 29-years of hydraulic component and system design experience for industrial and mobile applications.
  • In his previous role, Rajkumar led a design section supporting component facilities within Caterpillar. Prior to Caterpillar, Rajkumar had worked for different companies, where he had repowered a Bomag equipment as part of localization effort and designed an automated batching plant for Greaves Cotton.

Kannan

Product & Process Dev

  • Kannan (RK) has around 28-years of new product, analysis, and research experience on earthmoving equipment. He holds TWO patents in structural design.
  • In his previous role, RK redesigned the undercarriage of continuous miner to enhance sprocket life by 2X. He had participated in several low-cost producer (LCP) programs to enhance value add and reduce cost. He also developed Design for X procedures to drive Modularity and Commonality across different machine platforms.

Srinivasan

Connected Systems & Business Analytics

  • Srinivasan (Srini) has around 25-years of experience in System Analysis, Solution Architecture, Data Management, Software Product Development, Quality Assurance, Process Improvement, Information Security, IT Support, BPM, RPA, IoT.
  • He has contributed in architecture design, development and implementation of software products. During his tenure with BNY Mellon, Srini had led teams in achieving process compliance and reducing IT risk. His efforts helped BNY achieve an average compliance target of more than 75% in SOX 404 IT Controls.

Christopher G Starr
  • Has over 25 years of work experience in tool design and product quality.
  • Lead several Value Stream Transformation projects for a large earth moving machinery manufacturer.
  • Specialized in APQP, PPAP processes and Process control methods.
  • Master trainer in Caterpillar Production System.
  • Expert in Calibration, Pressure die casting and die casting tools.
  • Chris was the first, certified Simulated Work Environment (SWE) Master Trainer for Caterpillar, outside of the USA. An expert in Caterpillar Production System, Chris has trained members across the Asia, and Australia.