Kevin is the President & Head of Client Services at Purpose, a public benefit corporation focused on building movements and new power models to tackle the world’s biggest problems. In this role, Kevin helps set Purpose’s strategic direction and is responsible for leading its client services efforts, which focus on helping thoughtful leaders and enlightened organisations mobilise people to effectively make change.
Through 2013, Kevin was the Chief Operating Officer of the World Economic Forum USA, the North American affiliate of the World Economic Forum. After founding the US organisation, he oversaw its operations, served as Corporate Secretary, and led its growth to over one hundred staff and over $50m in revenue. Before then, he held a number of roles for the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, including heading its Centre for Global Industries, overseeing its Membership and Partnership department, guiding its Institutional Strategy function, and leading its Risk Response Network.
Kevin spent ten years with McKinsey & Company as part of its North American Wholesale and Investment Banking practice as well as its Corporate Finance and Strategy group in Switzerland. There he was primarily focused on corporate, business unit, and product strategy, serving wholesale and retail financial companies as well as non-profit institutions.
Kevin graduated from Stanford University with an M.B.A. and J.D., with distinction, and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He graduated from Harvard University with an A.B., magna cum laude, and is currently an adjunct professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School.
Kevin sits on several for-profit and non-profit boards, including Claridge Inc., the New Center for Arts & Culture, and the McKinsey Social Initiative. He is married to Michelle Barmazel Steinberg and has three children.