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Georgia Tech Professional Education

Deann Desai is a project manager for Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute. She is actively involved in ISO committees on a variety of topics. She provides implementation assistance and training to companies pursuing ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 50001. Desai has experience in energy management, environmental compliance, policies, and regulatory affairs; quality systems; statistical process control; experimental design; and analytical and scientific techniques. She has assisted over 175 companies with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 50001 implementations. Desai is certified by RABQSA (aka Exemplar Global) as a Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor, an Energy Management Lead Auditor, and an Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor. She is a Superior Energy Performance certified Energy Management System Practitioner (CP EnMS), and a Superior Energy Performance Certified Lead Auditor (SEP LA).

Desai has M.S. degrees in Statistics and Polymers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Georgia. She is a member of the American Society for Quality, American Management Association, and the American Chemical Society. She serves on a multitude of ISO standards committees and chairs including the JTCG.

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