Mr. Joshua Baer is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Capital Factory. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Director & Partner at Capital Thought. He served as an Advisor at Shelfbucks. He serves as an Advisor at PenPal Schools. He also serves as Board Advisor at Wonder Dynamics. He was also a Co-founder of OtherInbox, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. He also served as Advisor at Liveintent. He also serves as an Advisor at SignUp.com. He was the Founder and also served as Board Member at PostUp. He is an Investor at Shelfbucks. He founded his first startup in 1996 in his college dormitory at Carnegie Mellon University and now teaches a class at the University of Texas for student entrepreneurs. He was recently recognized as a Henry Crown Fellow and Braddock Scholar at the Aspen Institute, a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations Young Leaders Forum, and an Eisenhower Fellow. He holds a degree in Computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a renowned art advisor, curator, and art market, journalist. He began his career in 1979 as director of White Columns in New York City. He wrote and co-published the legendary art and culture magazine ZG and co-founded the post-Punk record label Neutral Records. Among their releases was the first EP of Sonic Youth and Confusion is Sex. ZG Magazine featured contributions by notable artists such as Ed Ruscha, Jeff Koons, Vito Acconci, Jack Goldstein, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Robert Mapplethorpe. He went on to represent some of these artists when he opened the Josh Baer Gallery in 1985. In 1994, he transitioned to private art advising, contributed bi-weekly to New York Magazine, and published company. More recently, he curated selling exhibitions at galleries and auction houses and consulted with eBay before the launch of its online art venture in 2014.