Speaker's Biography:

David Solomon
Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

David Solomon is a Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he is Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division. Having been named partner in 1999, Solomon is also a member of the firm's Management Committee and its Capital Committee. From 1991 until 1999, he worked at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., ultimately serving as a member of the firm's Management and Compensation committees and as co-head of the firm's Investment Banking department. Prior to joining Bear Stearns, Solomon worked at Salomon Brothers, Drexel Burnham Lambert and the Irving Trust Company. He is a member of the leadership council of the Robin Hood Foundation. Solomon received a bachelor's degree in political science from Hamilton College, where he serves as a member of the board of trustees.