He has authored several books including Business Innovation in the 21st Century, Stat Free Six Sigma, Six Sigma Performance Handbook, and Service Scorecard. Praveen is the founding Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Innovation Science, and writes a monthly column, “Manufacturing Excellence,” in the Quality Magazine. Praveen frequently speaks at conferences internationally.
Praveen has worked at Motorola and AT&T Bell Laboratories, and consulted with about 100 small to large size companies including CNA, Abbott Labs, Superior Essex, Dentsply, Hexel, Experian, Sloan Valves, Weber Markings, Wayne State (Ford), and Telular. Praveen taught Operations Management at DePaul University, and Business Innovation at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. He has conducted seminars worldwide for over 20 years.
Praveen holds a BSEE from IIT Roorkee, India, and a MSEE from IIT Chicago, Illinois. He has been instrumental in setting up curriculum in Business Innovation including Business Innovator certification at Illinois Institute of Technology. Including the Professional Achievement Award 2008 at IIT, three CEO Awards at Motorola for Six Sigma projects, Motorola Engineering Award, Certified Master Black Belt, Professional Engineer and ASQ Fellow.