Our Team

S. A. Vaneswaran (SA)

S.A.Vaneswaran (SA)
SA's Industry experience spans several decades and covers a variety of Industries such as Telecom, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Consumer, Engineering etc. He recently retired from Alcatel-Lucent, USA, as Director, Quality.
His niche areas are:
Lean Six Sigma, Quality Management Systems (ISO,TL 9000,TS 16949), Compliance to Information Security (ISO 27001), Corporate social responsibility, Operational Excellence, Strategic Planning & Business Continuity Plans.
Some of his accomplishments are:
Led Major Business Transformations through Championing Lean Six Sigma Methods
Implemented Quality Management Systems in a variety of Industries including Multi site Registrations spanning several thousands of employees globally in the Telecom Industry
Implemented Business Excellence Models (Malcolm Baldridge Award Process) for a major corporation (Annual Revenues $100 bn) covering more than 100 companies..
See: Business Excellence 20 years and counting - pg 46
ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Served on the Quality New Jersey Examiner Panel (2000-2004)
He holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering (M.Tech) from IIT Madras (India)
Currently he is assisting several companies in the implementation of Lean six sigma processes. He also serves on the faculty of several colleges in NJ and PA

Shekhar Chandrashekar

Shekhar Chandrashekar
Shekhar Chandrashekar is a forward thinking leader, strategist and a innovator with a history of driving process, system and product improvements that streamline operations and increase profitability on a global scale. His background in business and technology leadership and deep knowledge in engineering management have provided him with a unique talent. Among his notable contributions include overhauling the $7Mn program portfolio and driving the organizations $23Mn asset value in his role as Director at ASME. Prior to that, Shekhar worked as a program leader with Alcatel-Lucent/Bell Labs to restore profitability and efficiency and dramatically Improve customer care. His responsibilities included transforming supply chains to improve delivery performance through the application of Lean six sigma principles.

Shekhar holds a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia university and B.Tech from IIT, Bombay, India

John Walz

John Walz
John Walz is a 42-year IEEE member and has served the Computer Society since 1980, most recently as the Computer Society President and Vice President for Technical & Conference Activities.
A Senior Consultant at Shreya Business Solutions, Walz retired from Lucent Technologies as a Senior Manager, Quality Strategy. During his more than three-decade-long career in information technology, he gained in-depth experience with software development, managing software, and hardware development. Walz also has extensive experience in implementing process improvement techniques such as Baldrige, ISO 9001, TL 9000, and SEI Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI).
An IEEE Senior Member, Walz was appointed to the IEEE-CS Standards Activities Board and served as Secretary and Chair. He served on the IEEE Conference Publications Committee in 2009-2010. He was a member of the IEEE-CS Awards Committee and served as the Hans Karlsson Award Chair from 2003-2006. He was Planning Chair and Quality Management Study Group Chair for the IEEE-CS Software and Systems Engineering Standard Committee (S2ESC) in 2004, and was part of the IEEE-CS Distinguished Visitor Program. As President, he co-chaired the Industry Practitioners ad hoc of IEEE TAB, and has been appointed to the IEEE Conference Committee in 2013.
Walz is a Golden Core member and recipient of the Distinguished Service and Meritorious Service Award. Previously, he was Local Arrangements Chair for Computer Software Applications Conference (COMPSAC) under Dr. Steven Yau's leadership.
Walz published the "TL 9000 Quality Management Standard for Telecommunications" chapter of The ISO 9000 Handbook (4th ed., McGraw-Hill). He is the co-author with S. Kathy Land on Practical CMMI Software Process Documentation- Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards (CS Press/Wiley, 2005), Practical Support for ISO 9001 Software Project Documentation: Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards (2006), and IEEE Software Engineering Standards Support for ISO 9001: Getting Your Organization Started (2007). He co-authored Practical Support for Lean Six Sigma Software Process Definition Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards (2008) with Land and Douglas B. Smith. He co-authored Time to Push the Cloud, IT Professional 2010 with D. A. Grier.
Walz earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Ohio State University.