Faculty: Satish Subramanian

Satish Subramanian, MBA, PgMP, ProSci

Adjunct Professor
San Francisco, Online
GGU Faculty Bios

Satish Subramanian is a practitioner, consulting leader, author, speaker, business transformation expert, and executive trainer.  His 25 plus years of management and technology consulting leadership experience has resulted in tangible value creation for F500 and global companies in the financial services, health care, high tech, and manufacturing sectors.  He has managed P&L, landed and grown accounts, and cultivated trusted advisory relationships.  His book on business transformation by CRC Press is getting rave reviews in corporate and academic circles.

Satish is experienced in building practices, developing solutions, managing accounts, overseeing operations, mentoring experienced consultants, and supervising staff.  He has advised companies on their business transformation initiatives, guided them on operational optimization, driven strategic change to realize vision, executed strategic programs, and delivered sustainable results.  He has led growth, cost reduction, compliance, and merger integration initiatives for companies and built their transformation management capabilities.  

Courses taught

  • OP 344 / ITM 344 - Project Governance: Program and Portfolio Management

Research Interests & Areas of Specialization

  • Business Transformation, Innovation, Digitization
  • Operations Management, Portfolio-Program-Project Management
  • SMAC Technologies, Organization Change Management


  • Doctoral Courses in Economics & Business Administration, Temple University
  • MBA, Management Information Systems, California Lutheran University
  • MS, Sales and Marketing Management, University of Mumbai
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Mumbai
  • Diploma, Mechanical Engineering, VJTI


  • PMI’s Program Management Professional Certification
  • PMI’s Project Management Professional Certification
  • ProSci’s Change Management Certification

Professional & teaching experience

  • 2015 – Present: Principal Consulting Manager, M Squared Consulting
  • 2010 – 2015: Principal, M Squared Consulting
  • 2009 – 2014: Adjunct Instructor, Global Knowledge
  • 2007 – 2010: Senior Associate, Point B
  • 2002 – 2006: Engagement Leader, Infosys
  • 1997 – 2001: Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
  • 1996 – 1996: Adjunct Faculty, Golden Gate University
  • 1993 – 1997: Associate Director, Cambridge Technology Partners
  • 1991 – 1993: Adjunct Faculty, California Lutheran University
  • 1986 – 1990: Senior Industrial Engineer, Godrej & Boyce

selected publications 

Professional associations

  • Project Management Institute
  • Center for Creative Leadership
  • BPMInstitute.Org
  • Association of Change Management Professionals

Honors & awards

  • Gold Medalist, Mechanical Engineering - VJTI

media & interviews