Meet Bill Panagiotakopoulos
Mr. Panagiotakopoulos is a multi-faceted, successful entrepreneur who brings an immense amount of passion with his studious nature. With over 23 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, and investor, Bill Panagiotakopoulos has a strong history of growing businesses from initial concept to operating enterprise.
“The first mover has the advantage.” It is essential to see opportunities that are coming and ignore the current business noise. As a student of the sciences, Bill has always been looking at what new ideas are on the horizon. Bill had a vision for something and a desire to create it. With the renewable energy contract, Ontario’s FIT program, Bill pushed the envelope by constructing the largest solar tracking system on commercial land in Canada, one of the first of its kind. Cardinal Solar took the latest technologies available, from Germany, and designed it to be an autonomous operation with virtually no oversight.
Bill is the founder and owner of Cardinal Group Inc, specializing in evaluating business development opportunities and helping set strategic goals that generate significant ROI in a variety of industries and in government contracts. With Bill’s previous focus on the government-granted-contract businesses, he brings years of brand and business development experience, making him dynamic and have insight on the latest business trends as well as capital markets. His experience growing publicly traded companies along with his dedication to lean operations and focus on execution have proven his leadership. Bill’s career has left with him a breadth of knowledge and success across multiple industries and markets. Bill is always looking for the next challenge.
Bill was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and retains active ties. He has relocated to Miami, Florida. He is an active traveller and has spent his time living between North America and Europe from a young age. His hobbies include scuba diving, flying, and spending time with his three kids.