Dr. Ramaswamy has 40+ years of experience in the Hydrocarbon Processing Industries, including ten years of experience in refining and petrochemical operations. With much of his career devoted to industrial automation and Manufacturing Operations Management systems, Ram is a versatile consultant and Program Manager with a proven track record. Key specialty areas include Program Management, Front End Engineering / Conceptual Design of Enterprise Solutions, Master Plan Studies, Technology Selection, Business Process Analysis and Design and Real Time Performance Management. His experience includes Organization Design, mobilization / training and Change Management of the users of Enterprise Systems. Ram has lived and worked in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas and has successfully implemented of several integrated information system projects worldwide. Ram holds Masters and PhD Degrees in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras and Bombay, India and is multilingual. He lives with his wife in Austin, Texas.