About the firm and the leader....

Mahattil International LLC is an international business growth consulting firm founded by Shajan M. John a certified global business professional (CGBP) and a thought leader in global business, innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Shajan John has taken leadership in building several alliances between universities and with industry for educational and research partnerships.  His latest accomplishment was to be a strategic supportive leader in establishing the $22 Million seven university - industry consortium called the Compact and Efficient Fluid Power Engineering Research Center.  An early example of building international alliance was the establishment of a twinning program between Milwaukee School of Engineering and Manipal Institute of Technology in 1993.  Mr. John is a certified fluid power specialist and has nearly two decades of experience in the fluid power industry as an engineer, researcher, marketer and educator.  His work has included serving companies such as Caterpillar, John Deere, Husco International, Sun Hydraulics, Gates Corporation, Festo Corporation and many other leading small and large companies in the fluid power industry value chain.  

Mr. John is a "bridge builder" and the primary focus of this firm is to build bridges for easy and effective two way communication ensuring success of companies doing business between India and the US.  Rising economic significance of India in the globalization of world economy is a primary motivation of our firm.  Growth strategies we focus on are intelligent sourcing, targeted marketing, product adaptation, product certification and business development through greenfield projects, joint ventures, mergers and acquisition. 

Mr. John earned his Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from Manipal University and Master of Science in Engineering Management from Milwaukee School of Engineering.  His volunteer leadership activities include serving in the Board of Wisconsin Chapter of the Product Development and Management Association as Chapter President, Board of the Waukesha County Economic Development Corporation and Industry Marketing Council of the National Fluid Power Association.  Shajan is an adjunct associate professor of Global Marketing at the Rader School of Business at MSOE, a member of the Waukesha County Technical College  global business program advisory committee and an adjunct instructor of international marketing at WCTC. 

Mahattil International LLC is a Wisconsin Limited Liability Company under Chapter 183 of the Wisconsin Statutes.

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