Deena Gordon Parla
PMP Director, SDOC Chair
2015 Project Management Institute Board of Directors
Deena Gordon Parla has served PMI as a volunteer leader since 2004 and has worked on strategic initiatives for chapters worldwide.
She has leadership experience in strategy development, business transformation, and project/program/portfolio management, primarily in the ICT, pharmaceutical, R&D, energy, and defence industries. This experience includes delivery of projects for global multi-national corporations, governmental, and not-for-profit organizations in North America and EMEA. Ms. Gordon Parla is currently a principal consultant for Global Business Management Consultants, where her primary focus is project management consultancy engagements for multi-national clients seeking to enhance organizational performance by closing the gap between strategy and implementation. She also teaches project management at the Middle Eastern Technical University in Turkey.