Dr. Ajoy Basu

Vice President of Operational Excellence

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Ajoy has 18 years of experience delivering value through enterprise deployment of operational excellence at multi-billion dollar organizations and startups. He works with business leaders on strategy development and project execution to increase customer satisfaction and drive cultural change. He has trained and mentored over 200 Champions, 150 Black Belts and 400 Green Belts worldwide. He has worked on over 600+ manufacturing and business projects delivering over $100M in savings.

Key Skills
  • Enterprise deployment of Operational Excellence.
  • Improve process yield by reducing variation using six sigma tools, ITSM
  • Improve process speed by eliminating waste using ITIL, and lean principles.
  • Data analysis and system modeling.
  • Enterprise deployment/analysis of IT systems and operations: ITSM, PowerSteering, IV&V
Career History
  • SharkNinja
    Vice President, R&D Quality
    2013 – 2015
  • Covidien
    Director, Product Development
    2008 – 2013
  • Tyco International
    Director, Operational Excellence
    2003 – 2007
  • American Superconductor
    Six Sigma Champion & Quality Manager
    2001 – 2003
  • General Electric
    Process Engineer
    1996 – 2000
  • PhD, Materials Science.
    University of Michigan, 1996
  • MS, Materials Science.
    University of Notre Dame, 1990
  • BTech, Metallurgy.
    Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi India, 1987
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Tyco International
  • Six Sigma Black Belt.