Barry Porter is Chairman of BBC Investors, a family office investment firm that invests in a broad range of industries and asset classes. Prior to that he was co-founder and Managing General Partner of Clarity Partners, a private equity fund focused on media and telecommunications, and before that was a founder of a global telecommunications business. Barry began his career as a corporate attorney in Los Angeles. Thereafter he joined the investment banking department of Bear Stearns, where he was a Senior Managing Director and head of that firm’s media practice. Barry is currently a director of NYSE listed REIT Hudson Pacific Properties and on a number of private company boards including SupplyPike, Touchcode Technologies, Nick’s Ice Cream and The Experience Resorts. Barry is involved in numerous philanthropic organizations. In addition to serving on the board of Pacific Council, Barry is Co-Chair of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania, a member on the board of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, and is on the leadership council of International Medical Corps. Barry is also actively involved in YPO and has been Chapter Chairman of YPO Bel Air and YPO Gold Los Angeles and is a current member of YPO Gold Los Angeles, YPO Angeleno Gold and YPO Park City. After graduating from Wharton, Barry earned a JD-MBA from UC Berkeley.