Steven Van Putten, MBA

Managing Director
Pearl Meyer & Partners, LLC.

Steven Van Putten is Managing Director and head of the firm's Boston office. He has extensive experience advising Fortune 500 compensation committees and senior management on executive and director compensation matters. He consults across a range of industries, including technology, life sciences, manufacturing and consumer products.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Van Putten was the North America East Region Practice Leader of Watson Wyatt's Executive Compensation Consulting Practice and North American practice director of Watson Wyatt's performance metrics and measurement group. Before joining Watson Wyatt, he was a senior executive compensation consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

He is a frequent speaker at industry forums, is often quoted in a range of media outlets and has written extensively on executive and incentive compensation. He is the co-author of Myths and Realities of Executive Pay (Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Mr. Van Putten holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Trinity College.