J Ravikant, Vice President and Head – Corporate TQM, SRF Limited
B.E. - Electrical, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi
M.S - Quality Management, BITS Pilani
- Senior quality, business excellence and strategy professional with 27 years of experience spanning
industry and consulting
Quality Management Role
- Handles group-wide promotion of the improvement agenda at the SRF group
- Guided two successful challenges of the prestigious Deming Prize within SRF
- Integrated business strategy and deployment through the planning process, as a core member of the
strategic planning team.
- Created long-term roadmaps for businesses through Deming prize based internal diagnoses.
- Trained and facilitated businesses in India, Thailand, South Africa, and the Middle East on achieving
transformational results through training and implementation support
- Provide oversight and leadership to the company’s flagship capability building and certification
program – PSP Blue and the advanced PSP Silver, which generate ~ Rs. 50 Cr. annually to the
company’s bottom line.
- Member of the strategic planning team at SRF
- In earlier roles - Design and Development at a largely diversified manufacturing co., led Strategy and
Process consulting assignments for large retail sector clients in the Middle East with an IT major
- Trained and associated over a long period with luminaries in the Quality management field, such as
Prof. Kume, Prof. Kano, Prof. Shiba, and others, in India and overseas.
Professional Memberships and External activities
- Member - Governing Council (Board member) of the Indian Society for Quality (ISQ)
- Board Member – Asian Network for Quality (ANQ)
- Associate Academician - International Academy for Quality (IAQ), the world’s apex quality body
- Member – Global Quality Futures Workshop, a network of international senior quality professionals
led by Prof. Kano and others
- Examiner for Qimpro Convention for several years
- Trained Assessor on the Baldrige Award criteria
- Speaker at international and national fora invited speaker and juror at reputed organizations