Robert Martichenko

Day 2 Keynote -Robert Martichenko

Robert Martichenko is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LeanCor Supply Chain Group.

In addition to leading LeanCor, Robert is a senior instructor for the Lean Enterprise Institute and the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute. He also serves in volunteer and advisory positions at the College of Charleston, Appalachian State University, The Urban Electric Company and is a frequent speaker for professional industry groups around the world.


Robert has written several business books, two of which were awarded the prestigious Shingo Research Award. He recently co-authored Discovering Hidden Profit, detailing the operational framework to connect the four core processes of business strategy, product life-cycle management, sale and marketing, and supply-chain operations in order to maximize customer value at the lowest possible total cost. In addition to numerous industry articles and white papers, Robert has published a novel, titled Drift and Hum.

Robert received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), was named a “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive and a 2014 “Rainmaker” by DC Velocity, and was chosen as a 2015 C-Suite honoree by Venue & LEAD Magazine. Robert holds an MBA in Finance, a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Robert complements his professional experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, an MBA in finance, and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

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