Durairaj (Raj) is passionate about invoking the possibility thinking faculty of individuals, telling people how to shake off mediocrity and live up to their greatness while recognizing the surrounding socio-economic realities and boundaries of nature. His highly energized talk centered around practical wisdom, fuses topic of the day with elements of nature, science and psycho-cybernetics often enabling the audience to carve pragmatic and strategic solutions with his keynote topic ‘Quality of Life, Not Span!’
Raj’s flagship workshop, Total Quality of Life Management (TQolM) loaded with life changing strategies is a must for success seekers!
He was formerly the Quality & Reliability Program Manager in the Corporate Quality Network (CQN) organization in Intel, instrumental in enabling the assembly test division of CQN to win the coveted Intel Quality Award, a testimony of impeccable brand quality leadership.
In his 18 years tenure in this world leading computing company, he was exposed to various management & leadership development and niche technical problem solving courses that includes The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Crucial Conversations, Structured and Module Based Problem Solving, de Bono’s Thinking System, Management Through Planning and Lean Leadership to name a few.
Raj received his B. Eng. Degree (Honours) in Materials Engineering from University Science of Malaysia in 1997. His expertise is in the area of IC Process and Packaging Technical Reliability Risk Assessment, a cornerstone skill in enabling Intel brand name.
His passion to drive corporate quality led to Integrated Quality Solution (IQS) – a culmination of his dynamic hands-on experience and exposure that will form the foundation of corporate operational excellence (OpEx) and steer any organization’s brand leadership in quality as they embrace Industry 4.0. IQS is the solution to lower cost of quality (CoQ), improve product quality and drive faster time to market (TTM).
Innovative Problem Solving and Management Quotient (MQ) are his forte.
Design Thinking approach of solution focused problem solving has become the cornerstone tool of the titans. A people dynamics consultant, Raj delivers three prong approach to drive business growth by integrating creative problem solving methods of Design Thinking, growth strategy Blue Ocean offers and effective Change Management engaging the rational and emotional aspect of the mind along with environment shaping.
He advocates importance of corporate political savvy and coaches’ people and organization leaders on Political Quotient (PQ) and important yet often overlooked critical leadership skill that completes the MQ. This is covered in a series of coaching sessions called the 10 PQ Power Principles.
Raj holds Bachelor (Hons) Degree in Materials Engineering from University Science of Malaysia.
Raj specialises in areas of Change Management, Digital Transformation People Competency processes, Quality Deviation and Customer Management processes.