DR. SRI RAM KOTHAPALLI
M.Tech. MBA, M.S in Quality Management (BITS Pilani), Ph.D., Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Areas of teaching and research interests:
Dr.Sri Ram Kothapalli has an M.Tech in Computer Science, an MBA in International Business from IIFT, an M.S in Quality Management from BITS Pilani, and a Ph.D in IT Management. He is also a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has quite a few certifications in International Quality and Leadership with specializations in Product testing, Systems Engineering, Validation, Enterprise Management, IT Governance and Technologies. He has more than 24 years of professional management experience enriched with Strategy, Quality, Delivery Operations, Relationship Management, Business Excellence and Intense High End Training. Until recently he was in the executive assignment of VP & Global Head: Business Excellence for ITC Infotech Ltd.
He has also been serving as Vice President for World Academy of Productivity Sciences, Bangalore Chapter, member of BSPIN Advisory Group, member of NAASCOM Quality Management Group, member of Executive Council for Institute of Directors and also is a member of Engineering College curriculum committee and a visiting faculty in Management Schools of good repute. He is also a member of Christ University PG curriculum committee, Executive Council of Institute of Directors and a member of Rotary GSC Alumni district 3050.
His publications include the following:
A study on Six Sigma, Lean and TOC – Excellence in IT Service Management : demonstrated at 4th International Colloquium on IT Service Management (ITSM 2009), by QAI