QuEST Forum Names Ashok Dandekar as Fellow

QuEST Forum Names Ashok Dandekar as Fellow

Fujitsu Quality Director, TL 9000 author and 15 year veteran of QuEST Forum joins an
already impressive roster of Fellows.

PLANO, TX USA – 29 April 2015 – QuEST Forum today announced Ashok Dandekar has been named as QuEST Forum’s newest Fellow. Recognized for his more than 10 years of outstanding contribution and dedication to QuEST Forum and its pursuit of ICT quality and performance excellence, Ashok joins an already impressive roster of QuEST Forum Fellows.

“It was an honor to present Ashok as our newest QuEST Forum Fellow during our 2015 APAC Best Practices Conference,” said Fraser Pajak, CEO of QuEST Forum. “This lifetime achievement award represents more than a decade of leadership and pioneering contributions, and has raised the quality and performance bar for the entire ICT industry.   Now, as a designated QuEST Forum Fellow, Ashok will continue to be valuable resource to us all. Congratulation Ashok!”

When asked about this achievement, Mr. Dandekar said: “It is a great honor to be recognized by peers in QuEST Forum. When I started representing Fujitsu back in 1997, no one had a clue as to how big QuEST Forum would be in 15-20 years. We collaborated because we were interested in improving telecom quality. I would also like to thank Fujitsu for their continued support.”

Mr. Dandekar is currently working at Fujitsu as Quality Director. He has been a Charter Member of QuEST Forum Leadership Council from 2000 to present, and he is Co-Chair of the QuEST Forum Global Business Excellence Work Group. He is currently a Member Director of ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board. More information about Mr. Dandekar can be found here: QuEST Forum Fellows.

ashok-fellows award-425wSteve Picket, Chair;  Ashok Dandekar; Fraser Pajak, CEO

About QuEST Forum

We are a global association and through our members develop and implement quality and performance practices that unite and improve the ICT industry. QuEST Forum unifies the global ICT community through the implementation of TL 9000 (an ICT specific quality management system that is built on ISO 9001), performance benchmarking, and a broad array of common metrics that support rapid industry adoption of new technologies and consistent quality of communication networks around the world.