About Me

Driving Excellence and Innovation in Project Management Across Diverse Industries


Manwendra Singh is a dynamic and results-driven management professional with over a decade of experience in Project and Program Management. His expertise spans various sectors, including Industrial Electronics Manufacturing, Software Development, and Healthcare products. Known for his proficiency in both traditional and agile methodologies, Manwendra has successfully led numerous high-stakes projects, driving significant business growth and operational excellence.

His career highlights include spearheading digital transformation initiatives, managing large-scale product development projects, and optimizing supply chain processes. Manwendra’s leadership style is characterized by a focus on innovation, strategic thinking, and a commitment to delivering exceptional results.

Manwendra holds a reputation for being a thought leader in his field, consistently contributing to industry discussions through his blog and professional engagements. As he continues to advance in his career, he remains dedicated to empowering organizations to achieve their full potential through effective management and transformative strategies.


Visionary Thinking
Strategic Thinking
Emotional Intelligence
Effective Communication
Team Building

My Experience

Throughout my career, I’ve navigated a dynamic roller coaster of challenges and successes in Project and Program Management. From launching new products to optimizing operations, each twist and turn has strengthened my resolve and expertise.

Professional Experience

Apr' 2022 - Present | Persistent Systems

Sr. Project Management / Delivery Manager

Feb 2015 - Apr 2023 | Flextronics (Flex) Inc.

Program Management Manager / Global Digital Transformation Leader


Mar 2019 - Present | PMI Pune Chapter

Director - Member of the Board

2024 | PMO Global Awards

PMO Global Award Jury

Apr 2024 - Present | PMI Pune Chapter

Vice President - Corporate Relations

Apr 2021 - Mar 2024 | PMI Pune Chapter

Vice President - Marketing and Communication

Dec 2018 - Mar 2021 | PMI Pune Chapter

Vice President - Corporate Relations

Jan 2017 - Dec 2018 | PMI Pune Chapter

Associate Vice President- Membership


Solid educational background and a commitment to professional excellence


Your knowledge is multiplies if you share with others

Mobility Frontier Exchange by PMI Pune

I was honored to organize the Mobility Frontier Exchange as Conference Director, focusing on PACE (Personalized, Autonomous, Connected, and Electric) vehicles and their vision for 2030. The event brought together industry leaders and innovators to discuss cutting-edge advancements and future trends shaping the mobility landscape. It was a platform to explore transformative technologies and strategies driving the evolution of transportation towards a more connected and sustainable future.

PMI South Asia Leader's Meet, Chennai

As a Board Member of PMI Pune Chapter, I had the privilege to participate in discussions aimed at enhancing PMI’s value proposition for professionals in Region 11 (South Asia). We exchanged strategies to bolster professional development opportunities, expand knowledge-sharing platforms, and foster greater industry collaboration. Emphasizing innovation and inclusivity, our goal was to empower project management professionals with tailored resources and support, ensuring they thrive in an evolving global landscape of project management practices.

Session Indra Institute of Management on SCM

Conducted a session on Supply Chain Management at Indira Institute of Management for MBA students. The session covered essential concepts, strategies, and emerging trends in SCM, emphasizing real-world applications and industry insights. Students gained practical knowledge to navigate complexities in global supply chains and enhance their understanding of SCM’s pivotal role in organizational success.

Session for SCMHRD, The Future of Project Management with AI

Conducted a session for SCMHRD MBA students in Pune on “The Future of Project Management with AI.” The session explored how artificial intelligence is transforming project management practices, enhancing efficiency through automation, predictive analytics, and adaptive decision-making. Students gained insights into emerging AI tools and their applications in project planning, execution, and risk management, preparing them to harness technology for future project success in dynamic business environments.

Intelligent Automation Hackathon

I had the opportunity to lead a hackathon for the Intelligent Automation business unit, with over 200 developers participating. Together, we developed more than 20 solutions by harnessing the power of low-code platforms and cutting-edge technologies like Outsystems, Appian, UiPath, Unqork, and others. The energy and creativity in the room were truly inspiring, resulting in innovative solutions crafted by our teams. Organizing this event was an honor, made possible by the unwavering support of my dedicated team.

Syngenta's "INGENUITY DEVCON 2021"

This session aimed to offer insights and factual information on “Maximizing the Benefits of Disruptive Technologies on Projects.”

Organizations recognized that disruptive technologies could provide a competitive edge by enhancing customer experiences, boosting employee efficiency, and accelerating project timelines. They leveraged these technologies to transform their operations and project management approaches.

Project Management World Summit and Awards - Mumbai

Participated in a panel discussion titled “Waterfall vs. Agile: Which is the Right Development Methodology for Your Project?” Experts explored the strengths and challenges of each approach, providing practical insights to guide new project managers in making informed decisions and effectively managing their projects.

"Project Management is Evolving " Malaysia

Conducted an interactive session on Project Management evolution in Penang, Malaysia, focusing on new tools and technologies. The session explored their anticipated impact and the evolving changes expected in the industry, providing insights into how these advancements are reshaping project management practices.

Project Management National Conference, India 2019

The Project Management National Conference (PMNC) is PMI’s flagship event in India. It is a celebration of the project management profession which brings together hundreds of practitioners, chapter leaders and business professionals from around the world and serves as common ground for the project management community to exchange information on best practices, latest trends, technology, and also experience thought provoking addresses by industry captains and leaders from across domains.

PMI Region 11 Meeting Leader's summit

The PMI Region 11 Meeting serves as a pivotal leadership forum, uniting PMI leaders from India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh to enhance project management standards and learning. As an elected Board of Director and VP of Corporate Relations, we strategized on fostering corporate partnerships to promote efficient project management practices across organizations in Maharashtra.

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