Robert O. Martichenko Biography

Robert Orloe Martichenko was born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada, and has lived in the United States for the past two decades. He is a CEO, entrepreneur, speaker, writer, poet, father, husband, son, brother, nephew, and friend.  Robert has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and an MBA and is the author of several successful business books.

This is his first novel.

Professional Biography

Robert O. Martichenko is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LeanCor Supply Chain Group. LeanCor Supply Chain Group is a trusted supply-chain partner with a mission to advance the world’s supply chains. Robert is an industry thought leader and has spent over 25 years learning and implementing lean and operational excellence with a focus on end-to-end supply chain management across a wide array of industries.

As a professional speaker, Robert addresses topics such as lean, operations management, and leadership. He participates and volunteers on multiple advisory boards and educational institutions.

Robert has written several business books, most recently, Discovering Hidden Profit. His other books include two Shingo Research award-winning books: People: A leader’s day-to-day guide to building, managing, and sustaining lean organizations and Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream. Additionally, Robert is the author of Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade and Lean Six Sigma Logistics. His debut novel, Drift and Hum, has won multiple awards including the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Winner Award for Best First Book-Fiction. He has also written two children’s books, It’s Perfect Being Me and A Day Well Spent.

He has received numerous prominent industry awards, most notably, the Distinguished Service Award by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), the highest recognition achievable for professionals in the supply chain industry.

Robert complements his professional experience with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, an MBA in Finance, and a Six Sigma Black Belt. He was born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada, and he and his family have lived in the United States for the past two decades.


Robert received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), was named a “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive and a 2014 “Rainmaker” by DC Velocity, and was chosen as a 2015 C-Suite honoree by Venue & LEAD Magazine.

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Robert O. Martichenko

ISBN: 978-0-9970308-0-8
510 Pages
Available in Paperback & Ebook

Published by Karmack Publications LLC