Richard Salomon is managing partner of East End Advisors LLC, a private investment advisory firm. From 2000 through 2008, he was president and chairman of Mecox Ventures, a private investment company, and president and managing director of the investment advisory firm, Spears, Benzak, Salomon & Farrell from 1982 until 2000. Mr. Salomon serves on the boards of trustees and investment committees of the Museum of Modern Art, The Rockefeller University, and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is also on the advisory board of the McKinsey & Company Investment Office and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. He is based in New York, NY.