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Daniel Schwartz

CEO of Dynamica, Strategic Philanthropy Expert

Daniel Schwartz is the CEO of Dynamica, Inc., a philanthropic foundation and multi-family office serving some of the world’s leading philanthropists.

He is a co-creator of Arbinet, the world’s largest telecommunications bandwidth exchange and the former Executive Director of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity.

Listed by Black Ink, the American Express Centurion cardholders’ magazine, as one the “25 Most Influential Philanthropists”, Daniel Schwartz is actively engaged in the non-profit community and serves or has served on the boards of Synergos, the Porticus Supervisory Board, the GAVI Campaign, the Arcus Foundation, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Sweetwater's Chimpanzee Sanctuary (Kenya), the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the Chief Executives Organization (CEO), the Friends of Florence Foundation, Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel, Reboot, Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.), A Blade of Grass, and Sing for Hope. He is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, the Council on Foreign Relations, Chatham House, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and of the Synergos Global Philanthropist Circle, a non-profit organization that addresses global poverty and social injustice. He has participated in the RAND Organization’s Russia-US Business Leadership Forum and has served as the co-chair of the Harvard College Schools Committee in NYC. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to the Synergos Institute on Cuba.

As a speaker and author in the areas of effective global philanthropy and foundation asset management, Daniel has moderated discussion panels and workshops at The UBS Philanthropy Forum, the World Economic Forum, McKinsey & Co., Harvard University, Yale University, the Badenweiler Symposium, and at many international YPO conferences.

Daniel received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Harvard University. He was selected as one of Crain’s New York Business’ “40 under 40” emerging business leaders, and was named as one of the 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in Davos.