Co-founder, Leaders for Good
Eleni Pallas is the co-founder of Leaders for Good, a leadership design boutique that empowers leaders to solve today’s organizational and societal challenges with humanizing strategies. Her specific focus is the how of leading, focusing on the internal and external contexts essential to lead successfully over time, across varied contexts. She is especially skilled at helping leaders remain confident and stable during growth and/or tumultuous transitions (M&As, business model changes, economic shifts), as well as transforming global, divisive teams into cohesive, game-changing pods. Some of her clients include Cartier, Ashoka, UC Berkeley, SFSU, Whole Foods, Mercer and burgeoning social entrepreneurial ventures.
Before Leaders for Good, Eleni spent 20 years working in the mobile communications, developmental banking and strategy consulting industries with firms Orange Business Services, The World Bank, Deloitte, Booz Allen Hamilton and Fairchild Space Company. Amidst a variety of roles, she spent most of her time in global strategy and business development, leading partnership and acquisition projects in the BRICs and emerging markets.
Eleni has an MBA from the George Washington University (with honors) and BS degrees in finance, marketing and economics from the University of Maryland at College Park. She engages with executive education via institutes such as the Harvard Business School, Stanford Institute of Design and John Hopkins’ School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS).