Ravindra Tulsyan, popularly known as Ravi, is a highly effective change leader and ERP/SCM/business process guru. In his career starting 1982, he has had very wide and deep insight of business problems of more than 150 companies, in India and abroad, in all kinds of manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. He is the pioneer of ERP and business process movement in India.
Ravi did his B.Sc.Engg.(Hons.)(Mech.) from REC (Now NIT) Rourkela. He completed his M.Tech.(Mech.) from IIT Kanpur and Diploma in Business Finance (DBF) from ICFAI Hyderabad. He is Certified Fellow in Production & Inventory Management (CFPIM), Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), by APICS, USA, SCOR-P certified by APICS SCC, USA, Certified Demand Driven Planner (CDDP) by ISCEA, USA, Professional Designation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PLS) by AST&L, USA, Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) by APICS, USA, and, Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP) by Demand Driven Institute, USA.
Prior to starting his business, he worked for Tata Unisys Ltd. (now Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.) for more than six years. He started his own ERP consulting practice in 1989 in the name of Saksham Consultants. Later he formed AAKIT Technologies Pvt. Ltd. that was SAP channel partner. Now, he is the Chairman and Chief Mentor of KnoWerX Education (India) Pvt. Ltd., a premier channel partner of APICS, USA (http://www.apics.org), administrative partner of TOC International Certification Organization, USA (http://www.tocico.org) and affiliate of Demand Driven Institute, USA (http://www.demanddriveninstitute.com). He is one of the founders and played the lead role in forming the Business Process Council. He served as the member of the Voice of Customers Committee of APICS, USA continuously for two years, and served as APICS 2016 CPIM Task Force member. He is also the APICS Master Instructor and taught several CLTD, CPIM, CSCP, SCOR-P and Instructor Development (Train the Trainer, Learning Dynamics for Instructors) courses in many countries, namely, Bahrain, Egypt, Jamaica, Malaysia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, UAE, Uganda, USA, Vietnam with participants from all over the world.
He has worn many hats; has been an entrepreneur, consultant, implementer, visiting faculty, speaker and writer at many occasions. Many organizations in India as well as abroad had the opportunity to be guided by him and his team to improve their business processes. His book titled “How to Eat the Elephant?” is one of the most acclaimed books on the subject of enterprise systems implementation. He remains a well-known personality in this field that organizations and individuals love to work with. Travelled to more than 30 countries, his popularity can be gaged by 24,000+ LinkedIn connections and 1,800+ Facebook friends.