Board of Directors
Theodore P. Botts is a member of Remark Media, Inc.'s board of directors, as well as President of Kensington Gate Capital, LLC, a private corporate finance advisory firm.
Mr. Botts has served on the Board of Directors as Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2007, and previously served on the Board of Directors of INTAC International, also as Chairman of the Audit Committee, since 2002. Prior to 2000, Mr. Botts served in executive capacities at UBS Group and Goldman Sachs.
Mr. Botts is also a member the Board of Trustees and head of development for REACH Prep, a non-profit organization serving the educational needs of underprivileged African-American and Latino children in Fairfield and Westchester counties since 2003.
Mr. Botts graduated with honors from Williams College and received a MBA from the NYU Graduate School of Business Administration.
Robert G. Goldstein has served as a member of our board of directors since 2013. Mr. Goldstein is President of Global Gaming Operations of Las Vegas Sands Corp., a New York Stock Exchange listed company, with his primary focus on overseeing its gaming operations in the United States, Macao and Singapore. He was instrumental in launching The Venetian and The Palazzo – Las Vegas Sands’ two integrated resorts located on the Las Vegas Strip. Globally, Mr. Goldstein is most actively involved in helping plan Las Vegas Sands' gaming, entertainment, restaurant, and retail offerings in Asia. Before joining Las Vegas Sands in 1995, he spent fifteen years developing casino-hotels in both the United States and the Caribbean. Mr. Goldstein is a 1977 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a 1980 graduate of the Temple University School of Law.
William W. Grounds was elected to our board of directors on October 31, 2013. Mr. Grounds is a Director and President of Infinity World Development Corp., an affiliate of Dubai World. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CityCenter Holdings, LLC; Infinity World; MGM Resorts International, listed on the New York Stock Exchange; and Grand Avenue LA. Prior to joining Infinity World, Mr. Grounds served as CEO of Property and Finance for MFS Group and has held various senior positions in the real estate investment and development industry throughout his career.
Kai-Shing Tao was elected Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Remark Media, Inc. in October 2012, having served as a member of the Board of Directors since the Company's public listing in October 2007. As of December 2012, he assumed the role of the Company's sole Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Tao also serves as as Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Pacific Star Capital, a private investment group. Prior to founding Pacific Start Capital, Mr. Tao was a Partner at FALA Capital Group, a single family investment office where he headed the global liquid investments outside the operating companies.
Mr. Tao is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and US-China and US-Taiwan Business Council.
Mr. Tao graduated from the New York University Stern School of Business.