Paul DeNicola

Managing Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC US

Paul DeNicola is a Managing Director at PwC's Governance Insights Center where he works to extend the firm's thought leadership in the area of corporate governance. A speaker at forums for directors and governance professionals, Paul also advises boards and executive teams on emerging governance issues. He has twice been named to Directorship Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in U.S. corporate governance. Paul was also honored as a recipient of the Rising Star Award from the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management.

Paul is also an Associate Professor at New York University's Stern School of Business where he teaches courses in corporate governance and professional responsibility. He was formerly an adjunct professor at Hofstra University, The City University of New York, and Nassau Community College.

Prior to joining PwC, Paul was Director of The Conference Board's Governance Center, where he oversaw educational and research initiatives in corporate governance, enterprise risk management and business ethics. In that role, he co-authored The Conference Board's Handbook on Corporate Political Activity. He also co-chaired The Conference Board's Research Working Group on Corporate Governance and Sustainability and served on the advisory group for its Task Force on Executive Compensation.

Paul earned his BA and MA degrees in interdisciplinary studies from The Gallatin School of New York University and completed a PhD in philosophy and communications at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee Switzerland.