Dr. Rahul Altekar has more than 20 years of experience of Sales & Pre Sales, Business and IT Consulting, Training and hard core operations. He has extensive Functional Experience in different functions of Supply Chain including Manufacturing, Demand Planning, Purchasing, Distribution and Logistics. He has strong domain expertise in Automotive, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Construction, Cement, Textiles, Engineering, Retail, Media and Entertainment industry Verticals. Strong ERP/SCM Consulting and Implementation experience on various platforms and software solutions. He has conducted more than 400 training sessions on different topics in Supply Chain Management, ERP, Material and Operations, Mathematical Modeling, Business Analysis in Software Development etc. He completed his Ph.D. thesis in Supply Chain Optimization and Relationship Management with suppliers in Indian Manufacturing Sector including MNCs. Authored three books titled “Production Management”, “ERP: Theory & Practice”, “Supply Chain Management: Concepts & Cases”. He has published five research papers at national level journals and three at international level journals in supply chain area.