Dr. Isaac Kashiwagi

Dr. Kashiwagi is an international consultant and educator in the areas of procurement, project management and performance measurement. He is an expert in the Best Value Approach (BVA) which is used in projects to cut costs by up to 30%, improve productivity by 10X, and improve the quality of services received through the utilization of expertise. He was formally educated at Arizona State University where he received his M.S Degree as an Industrial Engineer in the field of information management systems. He conducted major research in the Netherlands where his research group changed the way the Dutch government procured services (first tests were 1.5B Euros infrastructure project). He received his PhD from Delft University in the Netherlands where he continued his research in the area of supply chain management.