David Ballon has been a member of the board of directors of Newbridge Media LLC since 2008. He founded the US office of TT International, a London-based institutional asset management firm specializing in non-US and global equities. Mr. Ballon works with primarily corporate, endowment and foundation clients in the U.S. Prior to joining TT he spent eleven years at Institutional Investor, and served ultimately as Executive Director of the conference division and Director of the II Institute. Mr. Ballon received a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Oberlin College and a Mus. B. in Performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. David and his wife Karen Reisler, one of New York's leading interior designers, live in Manhattan.