Dominik is the L&D Director at Copa Airlines, overseeing all
corporate learning initiatives for over 11,000 employees in more
than 30 countries.
His department offers over 30 programs in leadership &
management, customer service, foreign languages, as well as
almost a dozen specific development programs such as high
potentials development, coaching, and mentoring programs.
Dominik has been an instructor, project manager learning and consultant for numerous
L&D programs at various education centers in Europe, the US, and Central America. Prior
to joining Copa in 2012, he was the Panama L&D Director for National Assets Recovery
Services (now Radius Global Solutions), a major US business process outsourcing
company, where he oversaw corporate L&D in the banking, IT, automotive, and service
He is an external professor of neuroleadership at INCAE Business School in Costa Rica, an
external professor of L&D at University of Louisville in Panama, and a co-founder and
current President of Latin-American Association for the Innovation in Learning and Talent
Dominik considers himself a learning scientist—his academic background lies in
neuroscience approaches to learning and teaching. He holds a B.A. in English Linguistics
from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and a Ph.D. in neurolinguistics from
Georgetown University in Washington, DC.