Ken Kaufman, author, entrepreneur, CFO of the year
For almost two decades Ken Kaufman has built a reputation as a leader who is respected for his integrity & work ethic. Ken has served as President, CEO, CFO, COO, VP of Administration, VP of Sales, and in other leadership roles in entrepreneurial start-ups, mid-stage companies, and large multi-national corporations in a variety of industries. He founded CFOwise, a Top 25 Under Five award recipient four consecutive years.
Ken Kaufman earned a B.S. in business from BYU and an MBA from the University of Georgia in finance & entrepreneurship where his peers selected him as the most outstanding student. Ken authored a book, Impact Your Business, and is a sought-after speaker, writer (American Express OPEN ForumÂ®), and blogger. He's mentioned on several Top Forty Under 40 lists and was included in Signal Peak Venture's 2010 and 2012 classes of the top 100 Entrepreneurs. Ken was also recognized by Utah Business in 2012 as CFO of the year.
Ken Kaufman actively serves in his church and the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forumâs board and he regularly mentors BYU business students and judges business plan competitions. He lives in Lehi, Utah with his wife, Angela, and their seven children, and currently serves as the President & CFO of Aribex, an Inc. 500 company.