Sound Point Capital Management

Giacomo "Jack" Picco has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2016. He is a partner at Sound Point Capital Management LP, a $17 billion asset management firm specializing in credit strategies, where he serves as co-portfolio manager of the Strategic Capital Fund and Head of Corporate Solutions for the firm. He focuses on sourcing and structuring directly originated loans for companies requiring immediate liquidity or complex financing solutions. Mr. Picco also serves as a member of the investment committee for the Sound Point Beacon Fund and the Sound Point Credit Opportunities Fund. Prior to joining Sound Point, Mr. Picco was a partner at KS Management Corp., an event driven hedge fund. Prior to becoming a partner, Mr. Picco served as co-head of research. Prior to KS, Mr. Picco was an associate at the Carlyle Group, where he worked on leveraged buyout transactions. Prior to Carlyle, he worked at Lazard Freres & Co. as a banker in their mergers and acquisitions group. Mr. Picco also serves on the board of directors of OnmiMax International, Inc. and was appointed to be the independent non-executive chairman of Seismic Library Enterprises LLC, by Morgan Stanley. Mr. Picco serves as a guest lecturer for Columbia Business School’s Value Investing Program and for the Private Equity Program. He serves on the investment committee for the Resurrection Episcopal Day School in New York City. Mr. Picco holds a B.A. degree from Columbia University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.