Professional Background

Sam Swaminathan has over 20 years leadership training and organizational development experience. His result-oriented approach provides bottom-line results. He is deeply passionate about making a positive difference and has developed a unique ability in helping organizations convert vision, values and corporate culture into actionable behaviors that impact the bottom line.

Sam has a reputation for delivering high-impact training to managers and top-level executives. His programs have a practical orientation that enables the effective application of theories and concepts. He has authored a weekly management column and is often requested for keynote speeches.



Sam's work experience includes managing the design and implementation of an MIS for a publishing company to organizational development audits for automotive and furniture manufacturing organizations which led to annual savings of over $2 million and better due diligence.

As a world-wide speaker, Sam has provided training and organizational development consulting to organizations from Dubai to California. His clients include: 3M, ABB, Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, ConocoPhillips, Deloitte & Touche, Det Norske Veritas, FedEx, Giordano, Infosys, Jotun, Lubrizol, Tata Steel, Unilever, and Wilh Wilhelmsen. He is a visiting faculty at Duke University’s Corporate Education program. He coaches C-SUITE executives across different geographies. 

Sam Swaminathan is a true expert in strategic leadership development. His programs inspire and motivate high potential people to develop new skills and embrace critical leadership traits.



MBA, B.Sc. Electrical Eng.