“Ron is the former Chairman of the Stanford Engineering School’s Disruptive Technology Program and as such offers us both his deep experience in working with Family Offices and his business expertise. I have found Ron to be an exceptional businessman who understands the practical nature of how to get things done. He is also personable and astute in how he manages relationships driving business strategy. It is my pleasure to offer him this testimonial in support of his work.”
Michael J.T. Steep
Founder and Executive Director,
Stanford Disruptive Technology Program
FOUNDER / CHAIRMAN
Longtime investor and entrepreneur Ronald Diamond is the Founder and Chairman of Diamond Wealth. He represents over 100 Family Offices ranging in size from $250 million to $30 billion. Diamond Wealth invests in private markets (private equity, venture capital, and real estate). In addition, Diamond Wealth has divisions that focus on philanthropy, wealth transfer, investment banking, social impact, and governance.
Mr. Diamond is the former Director of the Stanford University Global Family Office Initiative and served as former Chairman of the Advisory Board at Stanford University for the Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities Program. In addition, Mr. Diamond guest lectures at Stanford’s Graduate Business School, Graduate Engineering School, and the Entrepreneur program. He serves on the Advisory Board of 10 privately held companies and acts as Chairman for 4 of them. Ronald is also the Chair of two TIGER 21 chapters in Chicago.
A frequent speaker at Family Office and Alternative Investment Conferences, Diamond has spoken at over 100 conferences across the globe. Mr. Diamond is also the Founder of Family Office World — (www.familyofficeworldpodcast.com) a podcast whose mission is to educate the market about Family Offices.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Diamond founded Pinnacle Capital — a $250 million hedge fund that outperformed the S & P index 10 out of 10 years — before ultimately selling his company to an international investment firm. Previously, Diamond served as a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns. He began his career as an analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert.
Deeply committed to giving back, Diamond is an active philanthropist and civic leader. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board for the World Peace Initiative launched at Stanford University. He also serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of JSC and currently sits on the Board at the JCC and JUF.
Diamond studied at Northwestern University, graduating Magna Cum Laude and earning his degree in Economics.