Robert Pearlstein

Analytics and Operations

Robert S. Pearlstein


Robert Pearlstein teaches Business Analytics and Operations Management at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Bob is an Operations Team Leader for Federal Mogul/Fed-Pro, a $5 billion corporation that manufactures and distributes automotive components.  Bob manages a team of 55 people that produces metal/silicone injection molded rubber OEM products.  Prior to his current assignment, Bob was Manager of International Technology, Manager of Product Development, and Manager of Industrial Application Engineering for Federal Mogul.

Bob has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of automotive component manufacturing, product design and development, financial analysis, industrial sales, customer service, quality control, scheduling and planning, and doing business internationally.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 1998

Professional Experience

Independent Consultant


Senior Project Manager

Federal Mogul



Northwestern University

Master in Business Administration

University of Illinois-Chicago

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical and Manufacturing)