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.
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.