Dr. Russ Pirasteh

Dr. Russ Pirasteh is Global Director of Operations Excellence for Sanmina-SCI Corporation - LRS Division. In his current capacity he is responsibilities for CPI, engineering, supply chain management and quality. He has held executive, staff and line positions with 25 years of solid experience in implementation of continuous improvement systems in manufacturing and transactional environments. He has earned Ph.D. in Engineering, MBA in Industrial Management, BS in Industrial Engineering, Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and Certified Lean Master.

He has formulated TLS CPI methodology to fill the gaps among CPI methodologies he has experienced. Russ has published numerous publications and provided lectures for Weber University, UTA, APICS, TOC-ICO, and IE organizations. He is a member of APICS, IE, and ASQ.