Consultant Biography - Kris Bagadia
Based outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bagadia is a well-known expert on Computerized Maintenance Systems. After eight years of experience as a Plant Engineer and Project Manager for manufacturing companies, Mr. Bagadia founded a firm specializing in Computerized Maintenance consulting and training in 1980. He has been involved with every aspect of CMMS for over two decades, including, designing, developing, testing, selling and marketing CMMS. Mr. Bagadia has conducted dozens of seminars and webinars on CMMS since 1982, and is a frequent speaker for organizations such as Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Association of facilities Engineering (AFE), National Manufacturing Week, and a wide variety of universities. Education: B.S. (M.E.), M.S. (I.E.), PE (Professional Engineer), CPE (Certified Plant Engineer by AFE - Association of Facilities Engineering)
Computer Maintenance Management Systems Made Easy – How to Evaluate, Select, and Manage CMMS; Microcomputer Aided Maintenance Management System; How to Select and Justify Manufacturing Software; Encyclopedia of Microcomputers [Authored chapter in “Evolution of Computerized Maintenance Management”]; Materials Handling Handbook [Authored chapter]
Plant Engineering Magazine’s 2005 Product of the Year Competition: Silver Award for ‘Plant Engineering Tools Suite.
2004 Finalist: Product: CMMS Implementation course
Product: Hydro Pack 2000
1995 Silver Award; 1994 Bronze Award; 1992 Silver Award
Mr. Bagadia has written numerous articles on Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, software program selection and procurement, and various other subjects.