Sameer Bendre


CPO - Persistent Systems

As the Chief People Officer at Persistent Systems Limited, Sameer Bendre is responsible for Persistent's Global HR practices, people engagement, talent acquisition and development initiatives.

Sameer brings with him over 20 years of experience in a variety of roles like technology, finance and operations. He joined Persistent Systems in August 2003 and was responsible for setting up the Nagpur center, Hyderabad center and was the Head of Operations for Nagpur before taking over as the Chief People Officer.

Prior to Persistent Systems, Sameer was an entrepreneur and owned Nagpur Motors Pvt. Ltd. manufacturing electric motors. As an active member of the entrepreneurship and social community Sameer was responsible for hosting the TiECon in Nagpur for five consecutive years (2009 to 2014). He is also the co-founder of the TiE Nagpur Chapter. He is on the 'Board of Studies' of many Engineering institutes and contributes actively in the modernization of education for the next generation.

Sameer is actively involved in various organizations like Rotary, Vidarbha Association of Software exporters (VASE), CII and NASSCOM at Nagpur and often invited to speak on entrepreneurship, workforce management and business leadership.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from Nagpur University and attended executive management programs at IIM Ahmedabad. He is also a certified ISO lead auditor. He has also been recognized by the Institute of Engineers, Nagpur as an 'Eminent Engineer'.