NC Narayanan, fondly known as ‘NC’, is the Founder Chairman of SSA Group. His personal mission when he founded SSA back in 1999 was to help industries achieve "Prosperity through Quality" – a goal that he has pursued with passion throughout his career spanning almost five decades.
As a CEO coach and mentor for leadership teams across geographies, NC has made significant contribution to hundreds of organisations and thousands of people across multiple countries spanning South Asia, Middle East and Africa where he has earned the reputation of a ‘Transformation catalyst’. He specialises in Envisioning, Strategy Formulation and Change Management with an emphasis on leadership and people development. NC is also very passionate about developing young leaders by mentoring and coaching them. He is an avid blogger and writes on myriad topics such as “Parenting”, “How to make marriage work?”, “Psychic equity” and many other self-development topics.
NC has authored many books on the topics of Lean and Statistical Problem Solving. Some of his popular books are “Enigma of Lean”, “Lean Six sigma in a Nutshell” and “Statistical Guide for six sigma”. McGraw Hill Education has published his latest book “Pragmatic Leadership” in which he deals with a systematic approach to mastering leadership through personal leadership, team leadership and organisational leadership. He has been conferred with several awards in recognitions of his contributions to the field of Quality & Business Excellence. NC is a revered speaker and regularly chairs international conferences on Lean Management, Six Sigma and Operational Excellence. NC is a Gold Medalist in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, and holds an MS in Computer Aided Design from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.NC's BLOG