Muthu V. Kumaran

Senior Analyst

Mr. Kumaran is a data manager with experience in providing software solutions to business and process problems. He has over 20 years of experience with databases and reporting tools. He worked for seven years as an information technology consultant, providing services in custom software development and data warehousing to several public-sector and Fortune 500 clients. He also has ten years of Logistics and Supply Chain Consulting experience with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). He identified data sources, assessed usability, cleansed, and analyzed tens of millions of supply records per year in support of DLA supply-related projects.


M.B.A.      Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of Maryland, 2004

M.S.          Electrical Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1995

B.S.           Electrical Engineering, Madurai University, India, 1993

Selected Publications and Presentations

Muthu Kumaran and John Marcus, Guarding against Counterfeit Parts, Defense Standardization Program Journal, October-December 2009

Muthu V. Kumaran, John G. Marcus, James H. Reay, Counterfeit Parts in the Defense Logistics Agency, LMI Report DL919T1, December 2009

Cynthia M. Flint and Muthu Venkat, DMSMS Center of Excellence Business Case Analysis, LMI Report DL514T1, March 2006.

Bruce J. Kaplan, Michael D. Bosack, Jessica L. Glace, Keenan K. Hardy, Evelyn F. Harleston, and Muthu Venkat, DLA Weapon System Sustainment Program—Characterization of DLA’s Weapon System Parts Support and Business, LMI Report DL502T1, November 2005.