Kevin Steinberg

Kevin Steinberg
  • President and Head of Client Services, Purpose, USA

AB (Hons) in Economics, Harvard University; MBA and JD (Order of the Coif), Stanford University. Formerly: 10 years with Wholesale and Investment Banking Practice, McKinsey & Company, New York and Switzerland, primarily focused on corporate, business unit and product strategy. With World Economic Forum: headed its Centre for Global Industries; oversaw its Membership and Partnership Department; led its Financial Institutions Sector; guided its Institutional Strategy function. Since 1992, internally or as external adviser, launched several Forum initiatives including: the Risk Response Network; Private Investors industry; worldwide industry summits, and Global Leaders for Tomorrow community. In 2005, founded the World Economic Forum USA, the North American affiliate of the Forum, which acts as the headquarters for various industries within the Centre for Business Engagement that are based in New York, as well as for the Forum's North American and Latin American activities. Currently, Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary, World Economic Forum USA. Adjunct Professor, Brandeis University International Business School. Member of the Board: Claridge; New Center for Arts and Culture.