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.
Complexity and technology are fundamentally changing the nature of work and the relationships between people and the work they perform. Yet, our care for people doesn’t have to be at odds with our business pursuits or public responsibilities. Rather, it is compatible with, even essential to these goals.
With award-winning author, speaker, and CEO Robert Martichenko, your audience will explore practical lessons for work and life through topics such as “Building Cultures of Continuous Improvement,” “The Power of Narrative Leadership,” “Discovering Hidden Profit,” and “Make Work Meaningful.”
Robert’s mission is to embrace the role of the “Human CEO” where he shares new perspectives on how to restore soul and meaning back to the workplace.
Engaged. Entertained. Energized. These are just a few of the effects Robert will have on your audience as they start to see their organizations in a new light and capable of discovering greater potential – both in profitability and humanity.
Speaking globally on relevant topics and lessons learned from over 25 years of transforming end-to-end supply chains and organizations at large, Robert weaves in themes of “meaningful work,” “business disruption,” “systems thinking,” “respect for people,” and “personal narratives.” After hearing his stories, your audience will be supercharged and ready to improve their organizations and personal journeys.
Robert is the Founder and CEO of LeanCor Supply Chain Group, and Chairman of Karmack Publications. He is also an entrepreneur, thought leader in lean management, professional education instructor, business author, poet, and novelist. He also participates and volunteers on several advisory boards and educational institutions.
His prominent industry awards include 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 has written five 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.
Available in Paperback & Ebook
Published by Karmack Publications LLC