Title: Business Writer, Educator, Senior Fellow
Company: The Conference Board Inc.
Location: New York, New York, United States
Ronald Berenbeim, Business Writer, Educator, and Senior Fellow at The Conference Board Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of business ethics.
Mr. Berenbeim earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Cornell University in 1966, and went on to study abroad at Oxford University. He earned an additional Bachelor of Arts in 1968 and a Master of Arts from Oxford in 1971. At the same time, he completed his studies at Harvard University, earning a JD in 1971 before starting as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in Seattle. He was licensed to practice law in the state of Washington in 1973, and Massachusetts in 1974. In 1975, Mr. Berenbeim started as a business representative for the Motion Picture and TV Union of New York City. In 1977, he transitioned to a role at the Conference Board Inc., where he worked as a research associate, later rising to the rank of senior research associate in 1980. In 1990, he worked as a professor for New York University, and in 1995, he worked as a professor for the Stern School of Business Administration.
In 1997, Mr. Berenbeim began serving as the director for the Working Group on Business Ethics Principles and became a principal researcher at The Conference Board Inc. in 1998. Finally, he became a senior fellow in 2010, and in 2011, he started working as the co-facilitator for the United Nations Global Compact Principles for Responsible Management Education Anti-Corruption Working Group. In 2014, continuing his work as an educator, Mr. Berenbeim taught business ethics and anti-corruption courses at ISCTE in Lisbon, and in 2016, he taught at IASE in Buenos Aires. He co-authored “Fighting Corruption in East Asia, Solutions from the Private Sector” in 2003, and contributed various chapters to other books. In July-August, 2019, he taught Business Ethics in the Prudens Research Institute for the Arts and Sciences program for the Arts and Sciences (PAS) at Donghua University in Shanghai for high school students seeking to attend English speaking universities. The purpose of the Business Ethics course is to augment STEM skills with a Liberal Arts curriculum (Economics, Ethics, Law and Behavioral Sciences) that can be used in making business and career decisions.
In recognition of his expertise, Mr. Berenbeim was named in the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America in 2010 and 2011. As a further testament to his stature and success, he was included in the 27th edition of Who’s Who in the East, and multiple editions of Who’s Who in America.
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