- B.S. Psychology, Duke University
- M.B.A. Strategy and Marketing, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Dan Kaufman consults with boards of directors and senior management on all aspects of executive and director compensation. Areas of expertise include competitive benchmarking, short-term and long-term incentive plan design, alignment of pay and performance, compensation disclosure and technical issues. He advises public and private companies ranging from S&P 500 companies to pre-IPO startups.
Dan has been involved with executive compensation issues for over a decade both as a consultant and in a corporate role. He has a broad range of industry experience covering payment technologies, business services, manufacturing, retail, consumer goods and media.
Prior to rejoining Meridian, Dan spent over four years at a multi-billion dollar global public company leading global HR functions including executive compensation, total rewards, payroll and HRIS. Dan previously worked as a Senior Associate in Mercer’s executive compensation practice and began his career as a strategy and technology consultant.