Kolkata: The Thinkers50 has ranked quality guru Subir Chowdhury among world’s top 50 thinkers for the year 2017. 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
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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 on SIX SIGMA philosophy, often hailed as a “leading Quality expert,” and by Business Week as “the Quality Prophet”.
Born in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Chowdhury received his undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur, India (from which he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award) and a graduate degree in Industrial Management from Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan where he also received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. He came to the United States 1991 and eventually settled in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Chowdhury became a naturalized citizen in 2004.
A non-profit initiative of the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Foundation created to improve the lives of individuals and their communities around the world by promoting a personal understanding of, and commitment to a “Quality mindset.