PROVIDING A PRACTICAL PATH
FOR REACHING GOALS

SOLUTIONS

THAT  ENHANCE

ENTERPRISE VALUE

COMMON SENSE

 

OUR

SERVICES

WHO

WE ARE

Ignition Life Solutions, Inc. is a global enterprise risk management consulting, auditing and training firm. Our areas of expertise span innovation & growth, operational excellence and quality management systems. Focus industries include automotive, aerospace/defense, medical devices, and healthcare.

 

OUR 

CLIENTS

We work closely with many leading organizations, in Western New York's and around the globe, to deliver essential business system and process advantages needed to survive and thrive in a changing world. 

 

 
 

OUR

TEAM

  • SRIRAM VILAYANOOR

Sri Vilayanoor is the President and Founder of Ignition. He has over 20 years of proven success in helping clients with operations excellence, quality management systems and enterprise risk management. His comprehensive list of credentials  include:

 

  • Masters in Industrial Engineering & Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

  • Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB)

  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

  • Certified Internal Auditor-1 (CIA-1), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

  • QMS certifications:

    • ISO 9001:2015 QMS Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global

    • IATF 16949:2016 QMS Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global

    • AS 9100 Rev D QMS Lead Auditor, Probitas-authenticated

    • ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices QMS Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global

 

Prior to starting Ignition, Sri's experiences include working with c-level executives on: operational/financial turnaround of organizations,  creation and optimization of global operations, and the development of process and product innovations. 

  • JOHN MANZELLA

John Manzella is Chief Strategy Officer at Ignition. He also is a world-recognized speaker, author of several books, and a nationally syndicated columnist on global business, emerging risks and economic trends.

His views have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, NPR, Houston Chronicle, Denver Post, American City Business Journals, and other papers in China, Mexico and around the world. His books include Global America: Understanding Global and Economic Trends and How To Ensure Competitiveness, Grasping Globalization: It’s Impact and Your Corporate Response, and Mexico & NAFTA: The Real Impact.

John also is chair of the Upstate New York District Export Council, a position appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and founder of both the ManzellaReport.com, a premier source for global business and economic analysis, and Manzella Trade Communications Inc., a public affairs, publishing and consulting firm.

  • DON HAHN

Don Hahn is Chief Growth Officer of Ignition. He also is a life-long sales professional and trainer.

Don delivers blended learning experiences including sales and sales management training, leadership workshops, and executive coaching — all of which serve as the foundation for all top performing companies. A certified Franklin Covey Coach, Don has worked with hundreds of businesses and thousands of sales professionals in creating change-ready organizations. As a leading talent manager, Don is a member of TTI’s elite Chairman’s Circle and a chosen member of TTI’s International Faculty.

Prior to founding Hahn Training in 2000, Don spent over 25 years in Fortune 500 firms as a successful sales rep, coach and advisor. As a sales leader he has spearheaded channel development, and marketing and sales operations for global sales enterprises from start-ups to Fortune 50 Firms. Don lives up to his tagline: “All Things Sales.”

Active in the community, Don is past president of the Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives (BNSME), a mentor and reactor at UB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and Center for Leadership and Organizational development, and former board member of the Amherst Chamber of commerce.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

TONY MANZELLA

President

Manzella Productions

The team at Ignition develops creative solutions  to produce work that is detailed and concise. Their passion and dedication is visible in every aspect of their work, which in turn motivates those around them to be better.

MIKE DUGGAN

President

Vulcan Steam Forging Co.

Ignition is fearless in their pursuit of the goal. They will never shy away from a challenge. They are an organizationally driven team who believe in developing strong systems to eliminate potential problems. 

RUPA SHANMUGHAM

Chief Operations Officer

SoPark Corporation

YVETTE ROGERS PAGANO

CEO/Owner

CAR Engineering & Manufacturing

“Using a structured methodology, Ignition’s team facilitated our AS 9100 Rev D aerospace & defense QMS transition initiative, resulting in a smooth and successful third-party audit. They take the time to understand our business and develop solutions that truly work for us long-term. Ignition’s resources are extremely knowledgeable of the Standards and added significant value to our organization.”

The Ignition team has  the unique ability to conceptualize a situation and drill to the most desirable outcome. They have provided tremendous help in creating technical product  commercialization opportunities for us.

ANGELA KUZON

Manager

City Solutions

Ford Motor Company

“Vulcan Steam Forging Co. has been working with Ignition since 2010. Ignition takes the most complex standards and makes them relatable and easy to understand to every employee, from the President to the production line. We can claim zero non-conformities many times over the last several years. The 3rd party auditors accredit this achievement directly to Ignition’s internal auditing.”

“I highly recommend Sri Vilayanoor and his team at Ignition. Our company first engaged with Ignition in Nov. 2017 after we had a poor result from our initial audit. We had a very short time to fix a lot of non-conformances and without the dedication of the Ignition team, CAR could not have re-certified.”

KAREN GENCO

Director of HR

Bureau Veritas

 

CAREERS AT IGNITION

Senior Consultant - Information Security Management System (ISMS)

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Intern - Industrial Engineering

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Project Engineer – Quality Management Systems (QMS)

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Business Intelligence Coordinator

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TOUCH

We can't wait to hear from you

Our address:

77 Goodell Street

Suite 405C

Buffalo, New York 14203

You can also feel free to use the form on your left to send us an email or send it to - 

             sri@ignitionlifesolutions.com OR

             jmanzella@ignitionlifesolutions.com

 Phone number:  716-435-6779

 

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