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.