Ashok Kumar has had a varied work experience in different functional roles in well-known Indian, Multinational and Global companies. He has had a rich learning and work experience in the implementation of world-class business practices using the Japanese style of management, tools and techniques. In his initial job roles, he had a firm grounding in organizational wide business processes and was instrumental in securing ISO certifications, TPM and Business excellence awards. In a senior management role, he has lead several Organization Wide Change / OD initiatives using Project management tools and techniques across multi-locations both in India and the Middle East.
Post the corporate experience he has worked –
• As a Senior Consultant in the areas Operational excellence, TPM and Lean-Six Sigma implementation.
• As a Contract trainer with a leading Training organization and has conducted more than 20 customized training programs for the Corporates in the areas of Leadership development and Train the Trainer for the middle management of several manufacturing companies.
• As a Part-time Faculty teaching subjects like TQM. Operations management, Change management and Entrepreneurship as a Visiting faculty (2005 – 2016) at leading business schools.
He is currently a National council member with ISTD – Indian Society for Training and Development and member of American Society for Quality (ASQ) and American Society for Talent Development (ATD)
He is a Registered Doctoral student under the AIMA-AMU program. His current Research interests are in the areas of Operational Excellence, Change management and Family business.