Soumyanath Chatterjee


Welcome to the website of Soumyanath Chatterjee, technology and management consultant, with a passion for things that improve life of people around. He is author of the book on value based operations management, "Conscious Operations: a brief introduction".

He has around two decades experience on Operations Management involving new product introduction, strategic planning, project management, lean management and total quality systems. He worked for the largest automobile manufacturer in India and was responsible for introduction of few commercial vehicle models.

Soumyanath has been technical consultant for Business Analytics and Data Warehousing. While working for one of the largest global IT Company, he advised on business analytics for more than a decade in different continents. His clients include many fortune 500 companies spread across Europe, USA and India.

Soumyanath had been visiting faculty of XLRI, Jamshedpur and Praxis Mgmt School, Kolkata. He was also honorary member of the Executive Committee, Operational Research Society of India.

Currently, Soumyanath is working in IIT, Kharagpur as TVS Motors Chair Professor. His research interests are in Manufacturing Systems and New Product Development. He is also interested in Sustainable Lifestyle, Open Source (Mukt) Software, Microcontroller based Process automation and Science Education for school going students.

This web-site has information on his latest blogs, tweets and availability. Feel free to explore other tabs of the site.

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  • Geo-Spatial reporting with R 1.3.2016 04:20
  • Many times we need to plot geo-spatial data in analytics. Information like sales per region, income distribution makes more sense when they are plotted on a map. We can do this quite easily in R. Let us see it in action. First of we need data about the map. There are many libraries from where … Continue reading Geo-Spatial reporting with R

  • Flower Recycling Options 29.2.2016 15:05
  • Today in the news feed I saw a news that I thought I shall dwell a bit. The news was about a new venture setup by two friends Ankit Agrawal and Karan Rastogi. They are from a place that is pretty close to my heart — Kanpur.  The city is one of the typical polluted industrial … Continue reading Flower Recycling Options

  • Retreat to Kolkata 4.9.2015 07:09
  •   After month long stay at Auroville I realized that it is not the place of my Karmabhumi. We decided to move on. Call of Pondicherry beach was alluring. We decided to spend a couple of days at Pondicherry. This was also to correct our partiality towards Auroville. I had spent lot of time for … Continue reading Retreat to Kolkata

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