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David Weinstein

David Weinstein

International Council Member, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs



David C. Weinstein is the founder and CEO of Write the World, which he developed as a Senior Fellow at Harvard University's Advanced Leadership Initiative in 2011-2012. With an interest in education, he chairs the Board of Overseers of Boston College Law School, and serves as a trustee of Boston College and Belmont Hill School. He has taught classes on business and financial topics at BC Law and was vice-chairman of the board of Bryant University.

During a 24 year career as a senior business executive and corporate lawyer at Fidelity Investments, the largest mutual fund company in the United States, Mr. Weinstein was Chief of Administration, managing the companyís legal, human resources, real estate, compliance, security, audit, and accounting functions. He also led the firmís government relations efforts with public policy makers in Washington, DC and the 50 states. He chaired the Committee on Ethics, served on the boards of directors of many Fidelity companies, and chaired the firmís Political Action Committees. During his early Fidelity career, he practiced corporate, securities, and tax law.

Mr. Weinstein is engaged with a number of organizations in the community. He has served on a variety of civic, business, and not-for-profit boards including the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, US Chamber of Commerce National Foundation, Presidentís Advisory Committee on the Arts, American Heart Association, Financial Services Roundtable, Investment Company Institute, Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Fessenden School, and Reading Is Fundamental. Mr. Weinstein is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, where he serves on the Investment Committee. At the Harvard Kennedy School, he is a member of the International Council of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and the Advisory Board of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government.

Mr. Weinstein is a graduate of Boston University and Boston College Law School. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife, Clare, and their son, Matthew.



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