Head of Strategic Relationships, WeWork
Joel Steinhaus leads Strategic Relationships at WeWork and serves as the Global Head of the firm’s Financial Services Practice. Founded in 2010, WeWork is a global platform for creators, providing more than 300,000 members around the world with space, community, and support through both physical and digital services. Mr. Steinhaus was previously Chief of Staff to WeWork’s Co-Founder and CEO, Adam Neumann.
Prior to WeWork, Mr. Steinhaus was Managing Director and Chief of Staff to the Chairman at Citigroup, and was previously Senior Vice President for Global Public Affairs at Citi. Before joining Citi, Mr. Steinhaus helped launch NBC News’ Education Nation, a multi-media enterprise focused on engaging the public in a conversation about improving education in the U.S. He is Chairman of the century-old non-profit New Yorkers for Parks and is a Trustee of uAspire, a national non-profit focused on college affordability, for which he serves as Chair of the Development Committee. Mr. Steinhaus is currently a member of the Economic Club of New York and a term member at the Council of Foreign Relations. In 2014, he was named a David Rockefeller Fellow through the Partnership for New York City.
Mr. Steinhaus has an MBA from the Yale School of Management, where he was a Sutphin Fellow. He earned an AB, magna cum laude, from Harvard University. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.