Samir  Penkar Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Samir Penkar

Marketing Director

A proven innovator with deep expertise in program & project management coupled with a keen interest in marketing, good design and brand positioning. Enjoy sharing my views on Project Management through blogging & speaking. As a running coach, I coach people to start, maintain and improve their performance. Check out my blog at Specialties: Marketing ~ Project Management ~ Running ~ Speaking ~ Blogging ~ Author


Samir Penkar is an award winning program and project management professional. His decade long experience spans education, insurance, fitness, manufacturing and agro industries. He is the author of the project management novel NExt: a project manager’s journey to the next level.

He blogs at Samir has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fox9 News and PMI publications. A passionate speaker, Samir has presented internationally from US, to Asia to Canada and Africa.

Some of the project management venues where he has spoken include – Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Florida, New York, South Dakota, Canada, Africa and India.

As a Marketing Director, Samir currently drives Trissential's brand awareness by positioning the company at the forefront of improvement thought leadership to attract the best clients and talent.

Find him at twitter @futureofpm.


    MBA, Mumbai, India
    B.E Electronics, Mumbai, India

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Program Management, Marketing, Project Management, Running, Kite Flying

Personal Interests

    Samir loves the outdoors, is a running coach, runs marathons and his favorite hobby is fighter kites.



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The Future of Your Project Management Career

Published: Nov 30, 2013

Samir Penkar presenting his Future of Project Management talk.