Ravi Srinivasan 2055 Lac Du Mont Dr., Haslett, MI, 48840 Office : 517-432-6446 Mobile: 507-358-8645 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org EDUCATION 2010 (est.) PhD, Operations management Eli Broad graduate school of management, Michigan state university, East Lansing, MI 1998 Master of science, Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering Kansas state university, Manhattan, KS 1995 Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical engineering Osmania University, Hyderabad, India RESEARCH INTERESTS Operations management, Supply management practices, operations strategy, supply chain view of mergers and acquisitions TEACHING INTERESTS Intro to supply chain, quantitative research methods, project management JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS Ben-Arieh, D. and Ravi Srinivasan, Information Analysis in a Distributed, Dynamic Group Technology Method, International Journal of Production Economics, 1-3 (60-61) (1999) pp. 427-432 PAPERS UNDER REVIEW Narasimhan R., Narayanan S. and Srinivasan R., “Explicating the mediating role of integrative supply management practices in strategic outsourcing: A grounded theory approach”, International journal of production research, May 2008 RESEARCH PROJECTS Swink M., & Srinivasan R., Linking SCOR performance with firm financial performance, intended for Production Operations Management Journal Prahinski C., Lee J. and Srinivasan R., An assessment of non-response bias in OM survey research, intended for Journal of operations management INVITED PRESENTATIONS Narasimhan R., Narayanan S. and Srinivasan R, Achieving strategic agility through integrative supply management practices: A study of outsourcing, Production Operations Management Annual Conference, La Jolla, 2008 PRESENTATIONS Ben-Arieh, D., and Srinivasan, R., "Distributed AI Methodology to Part Classification" Proc. of the 6th Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, 1997 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Michigan state university PhD student instructor - MSC 303 – Introduction to supply chain (2 sections) 2008 Teaching assistant – MSC 479 – Project management (lab sessions) 2007 PhD student instructor – MSC 303 – Introduction to supply chain (2 sections) 2007 Teaching assistant – MSC 317 – Quantitative business research methods (4 sections) 2006 Accenture Advanced planning process - training manager 2005 Keane Supply chain planning process instructor 2003 Kansas state university Teaching assistant – Industrial simulation using Arena (lab sessions) 1997 Teaching assistant – Industrial simulation using Arena (lab sessions) 1996 HONORS AND AWARDS Eli Broad graduate school of management, 2008 summer research fellowship Patent for “Method and apparatus for Zoom Control” at IBM Outstanding consultant for achieving high customer satisfaction at IBM, 1999-2000 Outstanding employee of the year 1999 at Keane Inc, for achievements at IBM PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Ad-Hoc reviewer for Production Operations Management annual conference Ad-Hoc reviewer for Decision sciences institute annual conference PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MANAGER, ACCENTURE 11/2004 – 08/2006 Team Lead, Texas instruments, Plano, TX Lead a multi-location team of 15 situated in India and US in delivering advanced planning solution for Texas instruments. The team reported to Director of supply chain responsible for worldwide operations at TI. The team delivered planning and data management processes and solutions to worldwide factories located in Malaysia, Taiwan and US. Team Lead and Solution architect, Sprint, Overland Park, KS Accenture identified several areas of opportunity as part of an overall Sprint Cost Improvement Program (SCIP) driven by the office of the CFO. Gross inventory days (GID) were reduced from 52 days to 26 days of inventory. One-time inventory and carrying cost reduction is estimated at $122 Million and the estimated annual savings is $30 Million. Architected solution for demand management and master data management processes. Lead a team of 2 Accenture analysts, 4 i2 consultants and 4 Sprint users. SR. CONSULTANT, KEANE INC. 10/2002 – 11/2004 Lead supply chain analyst - Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI Lead a team of consultants to manage the advanced planning system (APS) at Whirlpool Corporation. The team was 30% on-site and 70% offshore in India. Whirlpool realized a reduction in distribution costs up to $10 million/year. The inventory was reduced from 32 to 25 days of supply. The customer service level for preferred trade partners increased from 85% to 92% SR. APPLICATION ENGINEER, I2 TECHNOLOGIES INC. 08/2000-10/2002 Integration specialist - Freightliner LLC, Portland, OR Implemented a vendor managed inventory (VMI) process for spare parts division at Freightliner LLC, using i2 Demand planner and i2 Service parts planner. Inventory reduction of $8 Million/year was estimated due to improved forecasting models, inventory management and replenishment plans Solution Architect – Online configuration and pricing module - Caterpillar Inc, Peoria, IL Lead a team to implement i2 Marketplace storefront, an online configuration and pricing engine, at Caterpillar Inc. New sales of up to $41 Million were estimated across all North American dealers with 5% increase in sales due to new markets. SR. CONSULTANT, KEANE INC. 05/1998-08/2000 Programmer/Analyst - IBM, Rochester, MN Developed client/server, web and wireless applications at IBM. A data representation methodology was developed as part of the work at IBM. This technology was patented in Canada.
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