Narendra Soman is a certified Master Black Belt at GE Healthcare. He has been with GE for 10 years in various leadership positions. He has 16 years of experience in quantitative tools for product and process improvement in the automobile, aerospace, healthcare and energy industries. Dr. Soman has more than 20 publications and is a co-author of GEs Book of Knowledge for Design for Six Sigma. He has trained more than 1,500 scientists and engineers, resulting in more than 300 improvement projects. His doctorate is from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He can be reached at narendrasoman (at) gmail (dot) com.