Robert Azman
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Robert Azman

Senior Lecturer
Supply Chain and Operations



Bob Azman, Chief Experience Officer with Avtex Consulting Solutions, LLC, consults with companies in a variety of industries on developing and implementing strategies to improve their overall customer experience and service operations.  Twenty of his thirty five years in business are in service operations leadership roles that have prepared him well for his role at Avtex. As a thought leader, practitioner and business partner in customer experience design and execution, he provides a unique perspective on helping companies become easy to do business with.

Bob also brings a wealth of diverse, general operations and business background as an executive at large corporations such as Thomson Reuters, Ceridian and Deluxe Corporation.  He has managed global customer service and technical support organizations as well as software implementation and training and development functions in the US, the Philippines, India, South America, Australia, Japan and Europe.

Bob earned both his MBA and bachelor’s degrees from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.  He is an Adjunct Professor in the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management’s Supply Chain and Operations Management department teaching Service Operations Management at the undergraduate and MBA levels.  He is also a guest lecturer in the executive MBA program at the University of St. Thomas Opus School of Business.  He is a frequent speaker on the subject of developing effective customer experience and service strategies at industry forums and conferences where he receives top ratings on his interactive approach and unique ability to combine academic principles with real life experiences.  Bob is also a certified University of Minnesota Master Gardener.

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