Mr. Solomon is Cowen’s Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Mr. Solomon was President, after serving in the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investment Banking. Mr. Solomon joined Cowen Investment Management (formerly known as Ramius LLC) when it was founded in 1994 and was responsible for the development, management and oversight of a number of the investment strategies employed.
Currently, Mr. Solomon is a Director of NuGo Nutrition, the manufacturer of NuGo Nutrition Bars. Mr. Solomon is also co-chair of the Equity Capital Formation Task Force, a group of individuals from across the country’s startup and small-capitalization company ecosystems advocating for market structure reform to encourage job creation and growth, and a member of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, an independent and non-partisan 501(c)(3) research organization dedicated to enhancing the competitiveness of the U.S. capital markets and ensuring the stability of the U.S. financial system.
Mr. Solomon graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988 with a BA in Economics.