Dr. Varzandeh was born in Mashad Iran, and received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. He is a professor of supply chain management at California State University and an adjunct professor at the University of California, Riverside and the Claremont Graduate School of management. He has been teaching in the areas of ERP-SAP, supply chain management, Global Logistics and strategies, Operations Management, International Business, Management Sciences, and Quality Management during the past 20 years. His publications are in supply chain management, ERP-SAP, Quality and inventory management. He has developed and directed a number of seminars and workshops in SAP functionality, configuration, analytical analysis and business objects; Six-Sigma Quality; Statistical Sampling; Master scheduling; Operations Scheduling; and Lean manufacturing. He has been educational consultant for a number of organizations, such as Hayden Corporation, General Dynamics, Rockwell International, Frolic Foot Industry, Midwest products, Falcon Jet Corporation, and more during the past years. Dr. Varzandeh is married and has two children and lives in Laguna Niguel, California.