Mani Janakiram

MIT SCALE Visiting Lecturer
Director of Supply Chain Strategy & Analytics, Intel Corporation

Dr. Mani Janakiram is a Director of Supply Chain Strategy & Analytics at Intel Corporation. He has been with Intel for 13+ years and has managed several strategic projects in factory operations, capacity planning, process control, analytics, strategy, supplier management, factory science and supply chain. In addition to his Hi-tech experience, his 22+ years of experience includes Automotive and Aerospace industries. Prior to Intel, he worked at Honeywell and Motorola in operations, strategy, systems, analytics, research, planning, etc. He is located in Gilbert, AZ.

Mani has two patents and has published 50+ papers on supply chain, statistical modeling, capacity modeling, data mining, factory operations research and process control. One of his publications in Journal of Quality Control was awarded the "Brumbaugh Award" from ASQ for making the greatest contribution to the development of industrial applications of quality control. Mani has been recognized as the Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Mani chaired the Factory Operations Research Center (FORCe) and the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductor (ITRS) Factory Integration that sets long term roadmap.

Mani served on several research committees including, International Sematech Industry Economic Modeling, Stanford AIM, ASU Supply Chain Board, AZ Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Nomination Committee, NSF research panels and Factory Systems of Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), etc. He is one of 81 engineers selected by National Academy of Engineering for 2006 Frontiers of Engineering and has been recognized by SRC twice as the outstanding mentor and has been awarded "Mahboob Khan Award".

Mani holds PhD and M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Arizona State University, MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He is also an APICS certified supply chain professional (CSCP).