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    Mani Janakiram

    Senior Director and Senior Principal AI Engineer, Data & Analytics, Manufacturing and Supply Chain & Operations, Intel

    Mani Janakiram joined the Connexi Board of Directors in 2023, and also serves as a Data & Analytics executive at Intel where he has delivered several strategic projects in factory operations, capacity planning, process control, data, analytics, yield, strategy, supplier management, IOT, factory science and supply chain. Prior to Intel, he worked at Honeywell and Motorola in operations, strategy, systems, analytics, manufacturing, systems, research, and planning.

    Mani has two patents and has published 100+ papers on supply chain, statistical modeling, capacity modeling, data mining, Lean Six Sigma, factory operations research and process control. Mani is also an adjunct professor at Arizona State University, school of Supply Chain & Business and is an accomplished speaker, serving on several committees including, AZ Tech Council, ASU SCEC, MIT CTL, Informs, APICS, CSMCP, etc. Mani holds a PhD in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Arizona State University and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a recognized Six Sigma Master Black Belt and an APICS certified supply chain professional (CSCP). He was recognized by Drexel University and as one of the Top 50 Analytics Executives.