PMI Board of Directors, 2018-2020 | PMI
Tejas Sura is the founder and managing director of Cubic Turnkey Private Limited, with 25 years of construction project experience with multinational organizations. His strategic leadership and oversight with strong focus on customer centricity has ensured 100 percent referral business and growing shareholder value. Integrating his passion for the value of project, program and portfolio management (PPPM), he utilizes a PMO framework and sound financial planning. He erstwhile led Conart Engineers Ltd., an Indian publicly listed company, as managing director, implementing international best practices and growing the company revenues exponentially.
Mr. Sura has been an enthusiastic volunteer and served PMI for 20 years in various capacities including founder, vice president/finance, president and advisor for the PMI Mumbai Chapter, region mentor (South Asia), Chapter Member Advisory Group (MAG), and International Standards Organization (ISO) MAG. He has volunteered for the PMBOK ® Guide and Construction Extension to the PMBOK ® Guide, and is a recipient of several honors, including PMI leadership awards. He was the head of the Indian delegation for the ISO Technical Committee for PPPM and has been a volunteer officer for American Society of Civil Engineers and Rotary Club of Bombay West.
A seasoned speaker, he has presented at PMI Leadership Institute Meetings, global conferences, regional and chapter meetings on topics such as leadership, finance, and project and program management. He advances the profession as a visiting faculty for leading graduate schools in Mumbai.
Mr. Sura enjoys the multicultural team environment, having worked on projects in North America and Asia Pacific with diverse stakeholders. While volunteering, he has lead globally distributed teams.
A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in civil engineering, Mr. Sura also holds an MBA in finance. In addition to his PMP ® and PfMP ® credentials, he is a graduate of the PMI® Leadership Institute Master Class of 2010. Mr. Sura lives in Mumbai, India and enjoys his family, travel and music.
PALESTRA / PRESENTATION
“The Value of Project Management” – PMI’s 2019 Pulse of the Profession®
All strategic change is made possible through projects – and project managers help turn ideas into reality for organizations around the world. Thanks to the knowledge and skills of project professionals, more organizations can achieve their strategic goals – within budget. In this presentation, you will gain insights from PMI’s latest research on how champion organizations effectively implement their visions in a world increasingly disrupted by emerging technology – and how you can better help your organization to succeed.