Richard Parsons is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Citigroup Inc. and was on the Obama transition team’s Economic Advisory Board. He is the former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Time Warner, Inc. and led Time Warner’s turnaround, setting the company on a path toward achieving sustainable growth. Mr. Parsons’ civic and non-profit commitments include Co-Chairman of the Mayor’s Commission on Economic Opportunity in New York and service on the board of Howard University. Mr. Parsons received his undergraduate education at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and his legal training at Union University’s Albany Law School.