Dr. Sathya Menon has demonstrated exemplary leadership in the field of procurement, supply chain and logistics. The depth of Dr. Menon’s contribution to building a knowledgeable workforce in the Middle East is extraordinary. By many accounts, his brainchild Blue Ocean Academy is considered a top brand leading in sharpening minds for facilitating and preserving sustainability across varied industries.

Dr. Menon played an exceptional role in shifting the spotlight on the procurement and supply chain industry in the Middle East through Blue Ocean’s flagship conference event – International Procurement & Supply Chain Conference (IPSC). His visionary leadership in transforming the IPSC Conference as the biggest and most significant event of the procurement and supply chain industry in the Middle East is awe-inspiring.

As a champion of knowledge endorsement and as the CEO of the Middle East’s leading corporate training and consulting organisation, Dr. Menon is responsible for elevating supply chain education to an epic level that is not visible in companies with similar profiles in the region. In a glorious career spanning close to three decades, he has personally trained more than 30,000 professionals in the field of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain.

His relentless efforts towards building a united and powerful global supply chain community through his frameworks and methodologies are a true reflection of his dedication and commitment towards society at large.

Under his leadership, Blue Ocean has grown into a Global Brand and has been continuously winning awards and accolades. The very recent awards received are the Super Brands, Great Place to Work and Middle East’s most trusted Corporate Training and Consultancy.

Dr. Menon’s exemplary services have earned him eminent international awards like:

  • ‘Top 100 Leaders in Education’ Award by Global Forum for Education and Learning (GFEL), Dubai, 2019
  • CEO of the Year Award by the prestigious Middle East Training and Development Leadership Conference, Dubai, 2019.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Global Learning, Dubai at the World HRD Congress, Dubai, 2018
  • Best Training Initiative in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Asia, Malaysia, 2018.
  • Global Training and Development Leadership Award, Mumbai, 2017
  • Arjuna Award from Hindustan Arts Society


An alumnus of MIT Sloan School of Management, Dr. Sathya Menon is a highly qualified professional with multiple degrees and certifications from prestigious educational institutes across USA, UK, Germany and India.