Rami currently serves as CEO of Goldratt Group, the leading organization in TOC implementations. Working with his father, Dr. Eli Goldratt, for many years, Rami is considered one of the most influential leaders of the TOC body of knowledge and is highly regarded for developing the TOC applications to Sales and Marketing. Rami was also among the pioneers in developing and implementing TOC applications for the education system – guiding hundreds of teachers around the world in applying the TOC thinking Processes for children’s education.
Dr. Yishai Ashlag holds a PhD in economics from Bar Ilan University in Israel. Upon graduation, he spent a year as a post doctorate visitor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. For the last 20 years, he has worked as an adviser, consulting government agencies, policy makers, investors, and businesses in various sectors such as automotive, consumer goods, agribusiness, healthcare, finance and retail. Ashlag worked closely with Dr. Goldratt, the developer of TOC. Currently he is Senior Partner at Goldratt consulting; where he acts as the head of knowledge development and implementations
Working for many years as a senior executive in renowned Japanese companies, Yuji san understood the importance of people’s harmony – 'WA ' in Japanese. Inspired by it, Yuji san has been supporting holistic management transformation in various industries and government organizations. Yuji san’s books are best sellers throughout Japan. One of his major initiatives, “Win-Win-Win public work reform”, was adopted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as by many prefectural, city Governments all over the Japan.
Former Executive Managing Director of OMRON Corporation. He has served as General Manager of Industrial Machinery Components, Omron Europe President & CEO, and General Manager of Manufacturing Innovation Division. He has also served as vice chairman of the Kansai IE Association, director of the Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Osaka Branch, and councilor of the Kansai Electric Security Association. He is convinced that adopting the holistic management will regain the "lost 20 years" and bring Japanese companies full of confidence and vitality. He has a reputation for explaining the latest TOC knowledge in an easy-to-understand manner based on his extensive experience in business planning, product development, domestic and overseas sales, as well as in the production field.
Chandrashekhar has 16 years of experience of leading TOC implementation projects across a wide variety of sectors, including FMCG, Agricultural, Retail, Projects, Automotive and Manufacturing. He has led TOC Implementation with Godrej Consumer Goods Company, which was awarded the 'TOCICO International Achievement Award - Platinum Level in 2015.
A Finance professional by qualification, Nikhil is a Theory of Constraints expert with around 20 years of overall experience. A combination of skills including TOC, Finance, Operations and Strategy. Currently, he heads the implementation of all retail projects in India with cumulative experience of implementing TOC retail solution spanning 2,500+ exclusive brand outlets across various retail formats such as apparel, footwear, jewellery, watches, eyewear and accessories.
Former director of the Central Technology Center of TOTO Co., Ltd.
He has held key positions in manufacturing management in Japan and overseas, including the design of equipment products, core technologies, quality assurance from the customer's perspective, and the establishment and management of overseas subsidiaries. In particular, the track record of leading TOTO's transformation to preventive manufacturing based on quality engineering at the core, and at the same time nurturing technical human resources to lead them, has been highly evaluated by the quality engineering society and the engineering education community. He also holds the qualification of a special educator (engineering and technology) of the association. Seki san, has a reputation as a TOC top expert who is passionate about nurturing human resources.
Former executive officer of Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Steel Corporation.
In 2001, as soon as he encountered "The Goal", he became Alex and started improving his operations as a steel plant manager at Hikari Works. By faithfully executing the five steps of improvement, productivity was improved by 25% without capital investment. All of the increases have resulted in higher throughput, bringing record-breaking profits to Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal (NSSC), founded in 2003. After that, he shorten the lead time from order receipt to delivery from 3.5 months to just 7 days, as the head of the Sales and Production Business Improvement Promotion Group. It has brought a major paradigm shift to the iron world. He uses his experience and knowledge gained in practice to improve Japan, produces results in a wide range of industries, and works daily to improve Japan.
Pranav is an Electrical engineer, SAP Certified in Material Management & BW and TOCICO Certified in Supply Chain and Logistics. He has achieved significant improvements in various TOC implementations for major companies in India such as Titan Jewellery, Ordinance Factory Board, Kurlon etc. and with Holistic Management Programme participants of Goldratt School in India and China. His key areas of focus are Expert Visits, Solution Design, Audits & and Training programmes.
Sethu is a certified TOC Expert in Operations, Supply Chain & Project Management & has been a TOC Practitioner for over 19 years. He is among the first batch of TOC practitioners in India. Sethu brings with him over 40 years’ experience in industry. He has built factories from green fields up, headed factory operations, and led consulting assignments in business process re-engineering and end-to-end delivery of IT services to clients, globally in industries such as Paper, Textiles, Automotive components, Telecommunications & Food Processing.
Former MAZDA Vice President, CFO. He supported the innovation of manufacturing at the site from the cost side, decide not to do it now, review the design, greatly improve the cost structure, etc. He gained respects from Gemba people through working in a wide range of fields, including corporate planning, related businesses, and the Chinese business. After the financial crisis in 2008, as a CFO, he played a role of supporting the local economy as a company in Hiroshima and Mazda’s philosophy "Fun car making that balances environment, safety and driving." While he made Mazda to overcome two financial crises and protect local employment, he gave financial support to SKYACTIV, a breakthrough technological innovation, that enabled Mazda to make V-shaped recovery. The case of using TOC to make a leap from adversity was presented at the TOC-ICO and has been highly evaluated worldwide.
Since the establishment of Goldratt Japan, she has supported the most companies both domestically and internationally. She has deep trust by Dr. Eli Goldratt, the founder of Goldratt Group, and Rami Goldratt, the current CEO. She is one of the people who supported Dr. Goldratt’s later activities in Japan.
Utilizing her outstanding logical thinking ability, she continues to produce results in various fields such as marketing from the customer's standpoint, TOC for Innovation, projects and production. Especially in TOC for Innovation, she has a track record not only in Japan but also globally and has developed the world's first school program and is also a lecturer.
She has created numerous successful cases, including a dramatic reduction in lead time from six months to seven days, and has earned the trust of many customers, including Mazda.
Shajee helps businesses to achieve breakthrough results through TOC based solutions. One of his clients has achieved viable vision. He has over 25 years of experience in Retail, Distribution and Consulting and was CEO of a Retail startup before joining Goldratt Consulting. An Engineer and alumnus of IIM Bangalore, he is also a certified TOC Expert.
Vijay Selvarajan is a Mechanical Engineer and is a ‘Gold Medalist' in his post-graduation from University of South Australia. He has over 15 years of experience in business transformation in India and across the Globe. His experience in TOC consists of several organisations in the FMCG & Retail arena like VIP Industries, Ashok Leyland, Trent (A Tata Enterprise), Tata Rallis, Orang Tua, etc. He has been sharing his knowledge and experience through several forums and actively takes part in coaching individuals who are keen to make a change.