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Niki Leondakis

CorePower Yoga
Chief Executive Officer
Niki Leondakis is Chief Executive Officer at CorePower Yoga, the largest yoga studio brand in the United States with over 200 studios. Throughout her career, Niki has worked to build and lead diverse and customer-centric teams in the hospitality and boutique fitness industries. She has more than 30 years of experience building lifestyle brands and creating award-winning workplace cultures that are driven by innovation and customer loyalty.

Prior to joining CorePower Yoga, Niki served as CEO of multiple companies including The Wolff Company, a multifamily-focused real estate private equity firm; Equinox Fitness Clubs; and global lifestyle hotel companies Two Roads Hospitality and Commune Hotels & Resorts. Before Commune, she was President and Chief Operating Officer of Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants.

Niki has received numerous industry awards and has been named one of the “100 Most Influential Women” by the San Francisco Business Times annually since 2002. A long-time passion, she also serves on the Board of Directors for Dress for Success, an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence.

In her free time, Niki enjoys traveling and is an avid yoga practitioner, hiker, and runner.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 19

10:10am CDT