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David L. Pells

Addison, Texas, USA
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President, PM World Inc.
Managing Editor, PM World Journal
Managing Director, PM World Library
Fellow, PMI; Fellow (Hon), APM, PMA, SOVNET.

David L. Pells is Managing Editor of PM World Journal, a global eJournal for program and project management, and Executive Librarian for the PM World Library. He is also the president and CEO of PM World Inc. and president of PM World Services, a U.S. firm providing high level management advisory services for major government programs.  David is an internationally recognized leader in the field of professional project management, with over 35 years’ experience in project management.  His professional experience includes a wide variety of programs and projects, including engineering, construction, defense, transit and high technology, and project sizes ranging from several thousand to ten billion dollars. He continues to act in advisory roles for several global programs and organizations.  He served on the board of directors of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) twice, and was awarded PMI’s Person of the Year award in 1998 and Fellow Award in 1999. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Association for Project Management (APM) in the UK, Project Management Associates (PMA – the national PM society of India), and of the Russian Project Management Association SOVNET. 

David has published widely, spoken at conferences and events worldwide, and can be contacted at


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