Vikram Bhargava is a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers and Past Chairman of its Product Design and Development Division.
In 2014, he retired as the Director of Mechanical Engineering Services at Motorola Solutions in Holtsville, NY where he headed an international group of professionals overseeing plastic material selection, design, analysis and simulation, tooling, and processing.
He has over 40 years of experience in product design, development, manufacturing, and management, especially in plastics. In addition to his management responsibilities, Vikram chose to remain a hands-on mechanical engineer until his retirement and designed or supervised the creation of hundreds of innovative products.
Vikram is a sought-after international trainer and has trained thousands of engineers and suppliers in the proper design and manufacturing of plastic parts and assemblies. Some of the companies where he has conducted extensive training seminars are Motorola, nVidia, Hunter Industries, Google, GE Healthcare (U.S.A.), Foxconn, Wistron (China, Taiwan), Geometric, HCL, and GE Healthcare (India).
He has presented dozens of papers at the ANTEC (SPE) and other technical conferences. One of them was judged as the “Best of ANTEC 2011.”
He is an active blogger and has authored numerous white papers and articles in addition to conducting regular seminars and webinars.
He holds 21 U.S. and international patents.
Vikram has successfully led and mentored many multimillion-dollar Six Sigma projects and is a certified Motorola Six Sigma Black Belt and trainer.
He has a BSME from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.
He currently lives in Somerset, NJ, U.S.A. with his wife Pushpa and is actively consulting and conducting training and seminars in plastics and Six Sigma.