Ari Weinberg

Director, Board Leadership Center, KPMG

Ari is a director with the KPMG Board Leadership Center (BLC). He focuses on content development and programming for the BLC, specifically private company governance, supporting the firm’s sponsorship of the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation, and the BLC’s approach to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues before the board of directors. 

Ari was the lead contributor to Building a Foundation for Growth: Governance in Investor-Owned Private Companies from the NACD Director’s Handbook Series. He also served as contributor and editor for The ESG Journey: Lessons from the Boardroom and C-suite, Closing the Gaps in Portfolio Company Board Effectiveness, ESG and the Portfolio Company Board and several thought leadership reports from the WCD Thought Leadership Council, including Diversity in the Boardroom, Decision-making in the Visionary Boardroom, and How Boards Drive Value in Family-Owned Businesses.

Prior to joining KPMG in 2012, Ari led online content and application development for the SmartMoney and FiLife brands within Dow Jones. He previously covered financial services companies, regulatory developments, and financial markets for Forbes and The Industry Standard. Ari has also worked for two private equity firms as an associate conducting due diligence and deal sourcing.

After studying Classics at Princeton University, Ari earned an MBA from Harvard Business School with a concentration in corporate finance and investment management.