Brian Amouzegar is the founder and president of Plantek Productivity Consulting Inc. As a knowledge enabling catalyst, Plantek helps organizations in building world-class capacities that improve operational efficiencies, enhance quality of products and services, and deploy best practices to attain strategic goals. Plantek clientele range from manufacturers to service-based organizations and blends of both.
Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial accounting, a master’s degree in industrial engineering and is currently pursuing his PhD studies in Applied Management and Decision Sciences with Engineering Management as his concentration. His research interest is in the use of creative intelligence for pursuing operational excellence. As such Brian is a true believer of the concept of continuous improvement particularly in learning organization.
Brian is a senior member of the American Society for Quality, an ASQ certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Six-sigma Black Belt (SSBB) as well as a Project Management Professional (PMP) in good standing. He is also a member of the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) and a certified Professional Engineering Manager (PEM). As a scholar-practitioner, with a lifelong passion for education, Brian teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in his area of expertise. He is an adjunct faculty with UBC, BCIT, Acsenda School of Management, Corpus Christi College, and University Canada West.
Brian’s international experience spans North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He cherishes cultural diversity and as community service, Brian spearheaded founding the Society of Internationally Trained Engineers of BC and led SITE BC for three years. When he is not working, Brian enjoys hiking, skiing, running, and playing tennis.