By : nationaladmin Oct 2020
Management Consultant and Author
Subir Chowdhury is Chairman and CEO of ASI Consulting Group, LLC— a world authority in quality leadership, strategy and methods. Hailed by The New York Times as a ‘leading quality expert,” and by Business Week as “The Quality Prophet”, Subir works with many global Fortune 500 companies, including Caterpillar, Hyundai, Volkswagen, Bosch, ITT Industries, Xerox, and Proctor & Gamble, as well as smaller organizations in both the public and private sectors such as ACGME, National Grocers Association, the State of Michigan, and Kaplan Publishing.
Subir is the author of 12 books, including the international bestseller The Power of Six Sigma, which has been translated into more than 20 languages and has sold more than a million copies worldwide. Subir’s Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is the first book on the topic and is credited with popularizing the DFSS philosophy worldwide. His latest book titled The Ice Cream Maker has been praised by leaders and media alike and has been distributed to every member of the U.S. Congress.
Subir has received numerous international awards for his leadership in quality management and his major contributions to various industries worldwide. He is an honorary member of the World Innovation Foundation (WIF) and has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for Engineering, Science and Technology and Automotive Hall of Fame. He is the recipient of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ Gold Medal and the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Henry Ford II Distinguished Award for excellence in Automotive Engineering.
Subir has been twice honored by the U.S. Congress on the Floor of House of Representatives and the U.S. government presented him the ‘Outstanding American by Choice Award’ for his contributions to the United States of America. Subir received an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India, a graduate degree from Central Michigan University (CMU), and an honorary doctorate in engineering from the Michigan Technological University (MTU). Both IIT and CMU honored Subir with their Distinguished Alumnus Award. The London School of Economics (LSE) has established the ‘Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics’ to be given to a post doctoral Fellow each year to study the impact of poor quality in the advancement of economics of a nation, which is the first of its kind in the world.
His philanthropic interest is evidenced through the Subir & Malini Chowdhury Foundation and he lives with his wife and two children in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.