Yiannis Kalogerakis is the CEO of JMK Group, a naval architect and a marine engineer. As a frequent keynote speaker in various national and international conferences such as boot, ICOMIA, and as a visiting Professor to various British & Greek Universities, he has given numerous lectures and seminars internationally emphasizing the anthropocentric approach to sustainable corporate development.
In a short conversation about the maritime industry and COVID-19, Yiannis introduces an optimistic approach to the future and all of that with a great smile.
With his spirited and positive energy, Yiannis Kalogerakis manages to emphasize the importance of the millennials in the future of the maritime industry, with such depth and sensitivity, explaining each topic from all perspectives.
He believes that the new generations will help promote the maritime industry as sustainable and environmentally friendly.
COVID-19 is teaching us a lot of valuable lessons in terms of self-sufficiency and sustainability and hopes that the new generation of sailors will bring sensitivity to nature and the environment.
Join Shlomie to this “The Future of the Industry Series” episode to understand the current global situation inside the maritime industry better and to learn more about what will happen in marinas moving towards the future.
The importance of the millennials and gen Z. (3:30)
The effects of COVID-19 on the environment. (6:50)
How millennials influence green & blue change. (10:10)
Where did Yanni’s interest of the millennials start? (13:16)
Do the marinas right now have the opportunity to initiate new protocols and new sustainable initiatives? (14:51)
When the shift is going to happen, and millennials are going to take the initiative? (16:19)
Yannis’s insight on the experience at a marina. (19:05)
What can we do to promote a greener and sustainable agenda? (21:28)
Where is the maritime industry going post-COVID-19? (24:13)
The yellow flag innovative. (26:25)
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