Bob Solomon

Lead Director at Ariel Investments LLC

Bob Solomon

Bob Solomon

Lead Director at Ariel Investments LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Servicechannel.Com, Inc.
Software Platform Consulting, Inc.

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924

Number of Boards

7

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Founder at Ariel Investments LLC

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Ariel Investments LLC

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Vice Chairman, Head of Investment Group at Ariel Investments LLC

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Founder at Eved LLC

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Director at Illinois Justice Project

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Former Head-Corporate & Institutional Bank at Bank One Corp.

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Former Chief Sales Officer at Sprint Corp.

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Executive Vice President & Director of Research at Ariel Investments LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Habitat Company LLC

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Nonresident Senior Fellow-Governance Studies, Brown Center on Education Policy at The Brookings Institution

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Bob Solomon
Lead Director at Ariel Investments LLC
Education
BA Economics

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

M.B.A. Degree

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Founder
Current

Software Platform Consulting Inc. is a service for successful B2B platforms and networks using SaaS consulting and software consulting.

Lead Director
Current

Ariel utilizes a bottom-up, fundamental analysis to select quality company stocks. The firm has three investment strategy approaches offered: traditional value, deep value and global. They use different research processes for each strategies. For traditional value, they monitor a proprietary watch list which is comprised of current, former and potential new investments. The research process of deep value begins with the screening of companies on size, valuation and industry parameters. Lastly, for global strategies, they first seek to reduce the risk of large investment losses by quantitatively and qualitatively identifying and eliminating businesses that have the highest propensity to fail, based on their judgment. The firm's investment decisions will primarily be derived from bottom-up fundamental research and stock picking and are made by the portfolio manager.

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services (Silliker Laboratories Group Inc.)
Tenure Unconfirmed

Mérieux NutriSciences Corp. provides scientific service solutions to food industries. Its services include food safety and quality, agrochemicals, water and environment, pharma and medical devices, consumer goods, personal care and cosmetics and biofortis innovation services. The firm's expertise areas include in food safety and quality, water and environment, consumer goods, personal care and cosmetics, agrochemicals, and pharma and medical device. The company was founded by John H. Silliker in 1967 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Ariel utilizes a bottom-up, fundamental analysis to select quality company stocks. The firm has three investment strategy approaches offered: traditional value, deep value and global. They use different research processes for each strategies. For traditional value, they monitor a proprietary watch list which is comprised of current, former and potential new investments. The research process of deep value begins with the screening of companies on size, valuation and industry parameters. Lastly, for global strategies, they first seek to reduce the risk of large investment losses by quantitatively and qualitatively identifying and eliminating businesses that have the highest propensity to fail, based on their judgment. The firm's investment decisions will primarily be derived from bottom-up fundamental research and stock picking and are made by the portfolio manager.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
Director
2012 - 2015

Proactis SA operates as a collaborative business network provider. It engages in the on-demand or Software as a Service SAP based electronic purchasing solutions market. The company has international offices in Europe, Americas and Asia. Its business platform connects buyers and sellers in a global digital marketplace. Proactis was founded on May 9, 1990 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Founded by the renowned educator John Dewey in 1896 and located in Hyde Park, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools are among the nation’s best. Being part of the University of Chicago means that the importance of intellectual life—of thought and exploration—infuses everything we do across all aspects of our curriculum. Families who choose Lab care deeply about curiosity, inquiry, and creativity. All are attracted to a diverse community and an environment that creates and nurtures the habits of expansive thinking and complex problem-solving.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Senator from New York

$10K
2011

Former President of United States

$1,000
2010

Senior Director at The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (Wealth Management)

Awards & Honors
Stanford University Graduate School of Business - Arjay Miller Scholar
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