Panos Linardos is an expert in education innovations with an inspiring passion for creating positive change through learning.
As Executive Director of New York Institute of Management, Panos is responsible for extending NYIM’s vision and reach in key global markets.
NYIM pioneers new approaches to flexible corporate learning by connecting practitioners to capture knowledge, build skills, solve problems and generate innovative business ideas where it counts: on-site, online and in the cloud.
In 2013, Panos founded Retail Leaders Circle, a trusted and influential community of prominent retail leaders, which delivers retail and ecommerce thought-leadership and runs invitation-only gatherings in New York, Dubai and Singapore.
Panos’ work is known for pioneering innovative talent development practices and maximizing corporate learning ROI for leading clients, such as Google, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bank of America, and P&G.
Prior to NYIM, Panos held various leadership positions in corporate strategy and finance with WestRock Company including the headed the integration of a $715MM acquisition where he orchestrated the Integration Program Management Office and led 17 global functional teams.
He has attended executive education programs at schools such as Harvard, Columbia, Duke and University of Michigan, and served on the board of non-profits and hypergrowth start-ups. Panos earned a BA in Finance from University of Hertfordshire and an MBA from Wright State University in USA