Addagatla Babu
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Principal Statistician. ASQ Certified Quality Engineer.

Location: Greater New York City Area

Awards earned:





Level: LEVEL 01

12 month points: 15 pts

Total points: 15 pts

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers


Lean Six Sigma MBB and Principal Statistician in Consumer Packaged Goods Industry. 17 years of experience in Statistics, Quality Engineering and Continuous Improvement with technical leadership, project management, and supervisory ability. As a trainer, coach, project leader, and change agent, Babu drives quantifiable improvements in PepsiCo R&D.


Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Principal Statistician


November 2015 - Present

As a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Lead in PepsiCo R&D, drives operational excellence and cost savings. Trains and coaches both Kaizen Leaders and Lean Six Sigma Green Belts. Provides statistical strategy, training and guidance to the global R&D organization, especially in the areas of Sensory & Consumer Research. Socrates Award for teaching Statistics. “Collaborate More” Award for Sensometrics Team work. Socrates Award for Lean Six Sigma work.

Lean Six Sigma MBB:
• Provide Lean Six Sigma (LSS) consulting and training services in PepsiCo R&D. Lead key projects to improve revenue, market penetration, share of the wallet, quality, reduce cost, waste and cycle time.
• Serve as technical expert, role model, mentor, and agent of change for development and refinement of LSS projects. Educate, advise, and guide Lean Six Sigma practitioners in PepsiCo R&D to achieve the best possible implementation of LSS.
• Deliver LSS training in a classroom environment across R&D locations in USA and abroad, facilitate hands-on exercises and simulations, and coach LSS projects.
• Create, customize, and modify existing Lean Sigma training materials based on R&D needs assessments and knowledge of industry practices.

Statistics support:
• Provide technical support, experimental designs, predictive modeling, training and data analysis in the area of statistical science for PepsiCo Global R&D, primarily accountable for Beverages R&D associates based in Valhalla.
• Influence the use of statistical tools and drive increased level of R&D self-sufficiency in the area of data analysis and interpretation.
• Proactively recommend designs that increase the effectiveness, productivity and success rate of product and manufacturing processes from early development through launch.
• Collaboration with project leaders where statistical thinking and approaches can result in better decisions. Effectively translate statistical concepts and issues to non-statistical audiences.