Dr. Russ (Reza) Pirasteh, MBA, itlsE, PMP, CMBB, CLM


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Dr. Russ (Reza) Pirasteh, MBA, itlsE, PMP, CMBB, CLM


Founder of iTLS – ISO


Dr. Russ (Reza) Pirasteh PhD., MBA, PMP, CMBB, CLM. is founder of iTLS™ – ISO and originator of iTLS™® approach to Continuous Process Improvement. Dr. Russ has been noted as the ‘father of TLS’ among the CPI professionals. He has held executive, staff and line positions with 25 years of solid experience in implementation of continuous improvement systems in manufacturing and transactional environments. He has earned Ph.D. in Engineering, MBA in Industrial Management, BS in Industrial Engineering, Certified Project Management Professional, PMP (PMI), Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CMBB), and Certified Lean Master (CLM). He has formulated iTLS methodology to fill the gaps among CPI approaches he has experienced. Reza has published numerous publications and provided lectures for: Weber University, UTA, OSU, APICS, TOC-ICO, Industry Week, and IIE organizations.

Dr. Pirasteh also is the founder of RMP-TLS® and RMP LSS® Established in 1996.

Certification Level

PhD. Engineering, MBA in Operations Mangement, PMP, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Lean Master

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