Michael Molinaro

Michael Molinaro is Chief Learning Officer of New York Life, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845.

The largest mutual life insurance company in the United States and one of the largest life insurers in the world. Michael joined the firm in 2009.

Prior to joining New York Life Michael spent 12 years in London, England where he was Head of Learning for Deutsche Bank in the UK from 1998-2005 and was UK Head of Learning for UBS Investment Bank from 2005 until 2009.

Before holding these roles, Michael was North American Head of Learning and Development for Reuters. He has also held senior learning and organization development roles at AIG, Citibank-Smith Barney, Shearson Lehman Brothers, and Drexel Burnham Lambert.

Michael has also acted as an independent consultant and coach to Fortune 100 companies in the US and Europe. He is the editor of the widely used text “How to Design Self-Directed & Distance Learning”. He has written and contributed to several papers on the topics of executive coaching, leadership development, and organizational culture.

His latest work; “Being on One’s Way; The Path to Leadership” was published in May 2018 by the International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry.

In addition, he is a founder of what is now the largest Little League Baseball program in Western Europe. Michael lives in New York City and Barnegat Light, New Jersey.

Michael Molinaro
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