Akhilesh has extensive experience in operations and process improvement, innovation, design and quality management. He is skilled in the art of work process analysis, production and reengineering across a wide variety of industries including ship building, oil and gas, aerospace, insurance, health care, technology, manufacturing and housing development. His vast experience has given him the opportunity to work on a number of both transactional and manufacturing processes to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and grow company profitability.
A Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Akhilesh is an experienced trainer/leader in Six Sigma, Lean enterprise, reengineering, benchmarking, kaizen events, total quality, waste reduction and strategy execution. Have lately been focusing on application of TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving) training and consulting, integrating it with Lean and Six Sigma.
Akhilesh has identified and resolved problems at client companies showing measurable results (reduced cycle times and bottom line savings). These savings have resulted from improvements in such processes as customer work flow introduction of measurement tools, contract services management methods, cycle time compression techniques, manufacturing value engineering, customer satisfaction, and strategic deployment. He specializes in designing new methodologies, team problem solving, process optimization, process innovation, and productivity improvement. He has led strategy development sessions, including Rapid Strategic Planning, and Balanced Scorecard, often integrated within improvement projects.
He writes regularly in professional society newsletters and has been published in professional journals. Akhilesh has presented at regional and local conferences on a variety of topics in operations and productivity improvement in manufacturing, healthcare and service industries.
His articles are published monthly in Quality Digest. http://www.qualitydigest.com/search/node/Akhilesh%20Gulati .