Daniel Kapinos


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Dan Kapinos is a Partner and the Global Practice Leader for Aon’s Equity Services Team that provides expertise, service and advice around equity compensation, including plan design considerations, performance metric selection and goal setting, valuation and financial reporting requirements under ASC Topics 718 and 805 and IRC 280G, corporate governance analytics, performance tracking and more. He is responsible for the team’s strategic direction in helping companies with all things equity.

Dan has a degree in statistics from the Pennsylvania State University. He also maintains the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation through Santa Clara University and the Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP) designation through World@Work. He is a frequent national and international speaker and published author on a variety of equity compensation topics. He has also sat on the Curriculum Committee for the CEP Institute and served as the President of the NASPP Philadelphia Chapter. He is now currently a member of the Executive Advisory Committee for the NASPP. In 2020, Dan became a Fellow of Global Equity (FGE) through the Global Equity Organization.

Additionally, Dan has served as a member of the Alumni Board of Directors for the Eberly College of Science at the Pennsylvania State University, specifically as Chair for the Student Engagement Committee, and also started the For The Glory Scholarship Fund to benefit students in the fields of Science and Education. Through his work with Penn State, Dan also received the 2015 Joan M. McLane Recent Alumnus Award and the 2019 Alumni Achievement Award.