Chief Technology Officer
ASI Consulting Group
Shin Taguchi is CTO for ASI Consulting Group LLC. He is a Master Black Belt in Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and was one of the world authorities in developing the DFSS program at ASI CG, an internationally recognized training and consulting organization, dedicated to improving the competitive position of industries. He is the son of Dr. Genichi Taguchi, developer of new engineering approaches for robust technology that have saved American industry hundreds of millions of dollars.
Over the last thirty years, Mr. Taguchi has trained more than 100,000 engineers around the world in quality engineering, product/process optimization, and robust design techniques, Mahalanobis-Taguchi System, known as Taguchi MethodsTM. Some of the many clients he has helped to make products and processes Robust include: Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Delphi Automotive Systems, DaimlerChrysler, ITT, Kodak, Lexmark, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, General Electric, Miller Brewing, The Budd Company, Westinghouse, NASA, Texas Instruments, Xerox, Hyundai Motor Company, TRW and many others. In 1996, Mr. Taguchi developed and started to teach a Taguchi Certification Course. Over 360 people have graduated to date from this ongoing 16-day master certification course.
Mr. Taguchi is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society in London, and is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE) and the American Society for Quality (ASQ); Mr. Taguchi is a member of the Quality Control Research Group of the Japanese Standards Association (JSA) and Quality Engineering Society of Japan. He is an editor of the Quality Engineering Forum Technical Journal and was awarded the Craig Award for the best technical paper presented at the annual conference of the ASQ. Mr. Taguchi has been featured in the media through a number of national and international forums, including Fortune Magazine and Actionline (a publication of AIAG). Mr. Taguchi co-authored “Robust Engineering” published by McGraw Hill in 1999. He has given presentations and workshops at numerous conferences, including ASQ, ASME, SME, SAE, and IIE. He is also a Master Black Belt for DFSS, Design for Six Sigma.
Mr. Taguchi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Statistics from the University of Michigan and trains and consults with many major corporations worldwide.