Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Capital Group which he founded in 1985. Mr. Winnick is a leading investor in and creator of green construction and clean technology companies, including iCrete, the world’s premier concrete technology company. He was Senior Vice President of Drexel Burnham, a pioneer in the creation of new financial products and innovative companies. He was Founder and Chairman of Global Crossing, which laid the first underwater fiber optic network around the world and joint-ventured with Microsoft and Softbank Corporation to build a high-capacity telecommunications network in Asia. In the course of transforming industries, Mr. Winnick has raised over $100 billion in capital for American industry. Mr. Winnick is a member of numerous philanthropic boards, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Simon Wiesenthal Center. He is a patron of universities, libraries, medical research, the arts, global literacy and international humanitarian relief projects.