Niranjan S. Kulkarni, PhD, Director, Operations Improvement with CRB Consulting Engineers, Inc. He holds Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Niranjan has over 15 years of experience in modeling and simulations, operations improvements, and supply chain.
Niranjan has contributed to ISPE, IEEE, and IISE organizations – Steering Committee of ISPE's Supply Chain Operations Packaging CoP, Past Co-Chair of Operations Management CoP, Co-Chair for 2020 ISPE AM, Board Member for the Society for Engineering and Management Systems, elected as IISE’s Regional VP, North America Board of Operations for IISE, and serves on the Editorial Board for Global Logistics & International Business Education and Research Center.
Niranjan has authored several peer reviewed papers published in research journals, conference proceedings and industry periodicals. He has co-authored ISPE's Operations Management guide, and book chapter in the prestigious Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences series. He is a recipient of the 2018 Engineering Leader Under 40 award.