As Chief People Officer and Chief Information Officer, Leonard Yip’s passion for people development and technology are the driving force behind Panda Restaurant Group’s Human Resources, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management departments. Leonard integrates his technical background with his passion for people development, leading the organization in its vision to be recognized as a world leader in people development.
Leonard brings to Panda more than two decades of retail technology leadership, specializing in designing and integrating new technologies into operations. His previous experiences include leadership roles in retail industry and technology companies focused on simulation and modeling supply chain networks.
Leonard earned a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Technology/Vocational Management and Master of Computer Science and Engineering from Brigham Young University. He also holds a law degree from Western State University, licensed to practice in California and the US Patent and Trademark Office.