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The Leadership Edge’s Gaylene Xanthopoulos Receives Athena San Diego’s 2013 Pinnacle Award!

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Gaylene Xanthopoulos

Founder & President

Gaylene has a passion for assisting companies to reach their highest potential.  As a businesswoman, professional trainer, facilitator, speaker and published author, She devotes herself full-time to assisting high growth, entrepreneurial companies in achieving their next level of excellence through executive and management development.

Through her company, The Leadership Edge, Inc., she is recognized for her expertise in teaching business skills to over 3,000 scientists, engineers and their executives from over 300 Life Science companies.  The From The Laboratory To Leadership and Leveraging Your Leadership programs have been customized to address the needs of this unique industry and have been key in supporting the growth and development of top companies such as Exelixis, ISIS Pharmaceuticals, ZymoGenetics, The Scripps Research Institute, Johnson & Johnson PRD, and The Burnham Institute.

Professional recognition:

  • "Top 50 Businesses in San Diego" – San Diego Business Journal
  • "Women Who Mean Business Award" – San Diego Business Journal
  • "World Sales Leader of the Year" – Leadership Management International (Waco, TX)

Education and certifications:

  • B.S., Economics, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
  • Certified Meyers-Briggs Practitioner

To contact Gaylene, click here.