Mitch Garber is a Canadian born attorney, business executive and philanthropist. He is currently the CEO of Caesars Acquisition Company, owner of six casino resort properties in Las Vegas, New Orleans and Baltimore as well as the World Series of Poker. He was one of the founding investors of Caesars Interactive Entertainment which announced the sale of its social games assets to a Chinese consortium including Giant Interactive and Alibaba founder Jack Ma in July of 2016, for approximately 4,4 billion USD. He is also currently the Chairman and a minority shareholder in Cirque du Soleil following the TPG/Fosun led buyout in 2015 in which he participated. Mr. Garber has successfully led companies on the Nasdaq, Toronto, and London stock exchanges as well as private companies controlled by private equity firms TPG and Apollo.