Jason Taubman Kalisman

Jason Taubman Kalisman, CFA is the Managing Partner of Talisman Group Investments and a Founding Member of OTK Associates, the largest shareholder of Morgans Hotel Group. Mr. Kalisman serves on the Board of Directors of Morgans Hotel Group; a NASDAQ-listed operator and owner of boutique hotels in cities and resort markets around the world that is widely credited as the creator of the first "boutique" hotel and a continuing leader of the hotel industry's boutique sector. Previously Mr. Kalisman worked at GEM Realty Capital, and in both the Real Estate and Structured Products Groups at Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Kalisman earned his Masters of Business Administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was also a recipient of their Certificate in Global Management, and was awarded his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard College. Mr. Kalisman has also earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.