Samir Lakdawala

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Supervisory Program Manager, Needs and Collection Management, Integrated Program Office

Mr. Samir Lakdawala is the Supervisory Program Manager, Needs and Broker Services, for the Needs and Collection Management Integrated Program Office. He manages the Needs and Broker Services product lines to address increasingly complex intelligence challenges by connecting users to people and solutions that leverage existing and emerging GEOINT sources and services. Mr. Lakdawala also serves as the Overall Chair for the NGA Professionals Network, an organization that promotes networking, mentoring, and professional development of the NGA workforce. Mr. Lakdawala also holds the Project Management Professional and Certified Information Systems Security Professional industry certifications.

Mr. Lakdawala’s prior assignments at NGA include, Deputy Business Executive, Next NGA West Program Management Office; Marketing and Engagement Lead, NGA Professionals Network; Program Manager and Contractor’s Officer Representative, Cyber Security Services; Membership Lead, NGA Professionals Network; and Interim Transition Capability Project Manager, Data Center Services. During his tenure at NGA, Mr. Lakdawala received awards for outstanding funding execution and acquisition support of the Next NGA West Program. Mr. Lakdawala also received recognition for superior service provided in support of the closure of the Interim Transition Capability data center.

Approved for public release, 21-122

Last updated on: April 21, 2021