Harrison W. Kelly III, Ph.D.
Founder and President
Harrison received a B.A. in Theoretical Statistics with a Minor in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, an M.S. in Applied and Mathematical Statistics from the Rochester Institute of Technology with honors, and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Harrison has 30+ years leading organizational transformation in the medical device, food and beverage, and automotive industries. He has held executive level positions responsible for achieving organizational compliance with a broad spectrum of compulsory and voluntary standards including 21CFR820 (cGMP’s), ISO 13485, ISO 9001, FAR, DFAR, DOT, OSHA, and various other regulations and guidelines.
He has lead operational transformation in product management, manufacturing operations, new product design, market research, and portfolio management.
Harrison currently holds the title of Associate Professor of Practice, and is the current Director of Undergraduate Studies at the University at Buffalo in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level classes in Experimental Design, Quality Assurance, Six Sigma, Engineering Economics, and Senior Capstone.
He has published scientific and methodological papers in peer-reviewed journals on topics related to industrial process quality control, experimental design, and Six Sigma.
He is an original contributing member and author of the Six Sigma Research Institute, a certified Master Black Belt, and a certified ISO 13485 Lead Auditor.