As a leader of ZS’s supply chain and manufacturing practice, Suresh helps clients develop a digital manufacturing strategy to deliver better outcomes for various modalities enabled by technology and an AI and analytics ecosystem. He works with clients to define their Industry 4.0 and Pharma 4.0 priorities, design and develop roadmaps, help with implemenation and realize the benefits like on-time, in-full; overall equipment efficiency; quality and yield optimzation. Suresh brings his years of experince in structuring large scale programs across regions and fuctions.
Suresh is a leading expert in digital manufacturing X.0. He has cross-industry experience in automotive, electrical and pharma manufacturing and engages with stakeholders at all levels, from decision-makers to practitioners on the shop floor.
He has also presented at industry conferences and webinars on topics such as digital transformation and process development. And as a Lean Six Sigma master black belt, Suresh has trained more than 1,000 green and black belts in the last 15 years.
Prior to ZS, Suresh was the director of consulting for Cognizant’s digital transformation and advisory services. He worked with healthcare clients spanning across pharma, payers and providers. Previously, he worked at Hewlett-Packard, Areva and Mikuni Corp. as a manufacturing and quality lead across the Asia-Pacific region, North America and the European Union.
Suresh holds a master’s in manufacturing management at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.
He is also a Harvard-certified digital transformation leader and a SAFe Lean-Agile program consultant (SPC 4.0).