Ken Kaufman

Ken Kaufman, author, entrepreneur, CFO of the year

For almost two decades Ken Kaufman has built a reputation as a leader who is respected for his integrity & work ethic. Ken has served as President, CEO, CFO, COO, VP of Administration, VP of Sales, and in other leadership roles in entrepreneurial start-ups, mid-stage companies, and large multi-national corporations in a variety of industries. He founded CFOwise, a Top 25 Under Five award recipient four consecutive years.

Ken Kaufman earned a B.S. in business from BYU and an MBA from the University of Georgia in finance & entrepreneurship where his peers selected him as the most outstanding student. Ken authored a book, Impact Your Business, and is a sought-after speaker, writer (American Express OPEN Forum®), and blogger. He's mentioned on several Top Forty Under 40 lists and was included in Signal Peak Venture's 2010 and 2012 classes of the top 100 Entrepreneurs. Ken was also recognized by Utah Business in 2012 as CFO of the year.

Ken Kaufman actively serves in his church and the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum’s board and he regularly mentors BYU business students and judges business plan competitions. He lives in Lehi, Utah with his wife, Angela, and their seven children, and currently serves as the President & CFO of Aribex, an Inc. 500 company.

Ken Kaufman's Background

Ken Kaufman's Experience

President & CFO at Aribex

September 2011

Director at Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum

January 2011

Founder at CFOwise

January 2006

Focused on bringing clarity to entrepreneurs with the Six Scoreboards Every Business Needs™ and its IMPACT CFO Services® offering, CFOwise® helps customers around the world improve profits and cash flow.

CEO at CFOwise

January 2006 - August 2011

Partner at B2B CFO

April 2006 - December 2006

CFO at Hirschi Masonry, Inc.

2004 - 2006

Ken Kaufman's Education

University of Georgia - Terry College of Business

2002 – 2003


Brigham Young University

1992 – 1998


Concentration: Business

Ken Kaufman's Interests & Activities

Entrepreneurship, finance, startups, growth, lean, sales, marketing