Mr. Richard Hess serves as Founder & Managing Partner at Cobalt Capital (Santa Monica). Mr. Hess is also Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Evolution Media Capital. Mr. Hess serves as Director at Attn:. He served as Board Member at Jaunt. He also serves as a Board Member at Gametime. He is also an angel investor. Mr. Hess sources, structures, and executes transactions for a variety of clients in the media, sports, and entertainment industry. In addition to being a partner of EMC, Mr. Hess also co-manages Evolution Media Partners (EMP); overseeing global investments in the sports, media, entertainment, and technology sectors. Prior to EMC, Mr. Hess led the Film Finance group at CAA. Under his leadership the group packaged, raised financing for, or sold more than 125 feature films, including Academy Award-winning films. Previously, Mr. Hess held executive positions at TriStar Pictures and The William Morris Agency, and was President of Phoenix Pictures and Propaganda Films. Mr. Hess is the Chairman of the Board of Inner-City Filmmakers, a non-profit production education program for low income students and that then helps them find jobs in the entertainment industry. He also serves on the Board of Directors for LA's Promise and Chrysalis and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Mr. Hess is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.