The Thinkers50 has ranked quality expert Subir Chowdhury among world's top 50 thinkers for the year 2017.
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One of the world’s pre-eminent experts on quality and process improvements, Subir Chowdhury is the #1 international bestselling author of SIX SIGMA philosophy, often hailed as a “leading Quality expert,” and by Business Week as “the Quality Prophet”.
Subir Chowdhury is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and is currently the Chairman and CEO of ASI Consulting Group, LLC. He is the author of 15 books. His latest book THE DIFFERENCE: When Good Enough Isn’t Enough (Crown Business, 2017) made it to the USA Today Bestseller list as well as National Bestseller in India.
Through the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Foundation, he founded the Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability at IIT Kharagpur, the first of its kind in Asia, for all IIT students who desire academic training in the concepts of quality assurance. Modules on quality and reliability are designed for engineering processes and their impact on environment and life in general.
To help promote understanding of how quality affects all levels of business function and public policy, Chowdhury has launched an app “Subir Chowdhury: Quality is Everyone’s Business” available o Android and iOS platforms.