Mr. Raj Kalady
Managing Director, PMI India
Mr. Raj Kalady, Managing Director, PMI India, is responsible for advancing the project management profession and PMI in India. His key responsibilities include designing, developing, and implementing the strategic and business plan of PMI in India. He has leveraged his vast experience in project initiation, strategic planning, implementation, organization design, governance systems, leadership development and building sustained business growth to take PMI India to newer heights. Under his leadership, PMI has established a powerful brand in this high growth region, made deep inroads across the industry, Government, and academia, and developed strong ties with the practitioner community.
He is also an Independent Director on the board of Gwalior Smart City Development Corporation Limited, an SPV incorporated for the purpose of implementation of the Smart Cities project for the city of Gwalior.
He has been an outstanding spokesman for enhancing and institutionalizing the discipline of Project and Program management across the country which is finding its due recognition especially at the time when the focus of the Government is on effectively managing and executing crucial infrastructure projects.
An MBA in Marketing, Raj commands over 30 years of national and global experience in sales, channel development, and marketing in IT and Education.
In his free time, Raj is an adventure seeker, sports enthusiast, and hobbyist. Raj is a certified Level 1 paraglider and a certified advanced open water diver with over 200 dives. He is a passionate runner, who has runs more than dozen international and national marathons, loves to travel, and dabbles in amateur photography.