Kenneth M. Young



Kenneth M. Young currently serves as President of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY) and Chief Executive Officer at Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE: BW). Additionally, Mr. Young serves as Chief Executive Officer for B. Riley Principal Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial. Mr. Young has more than 30 years of operational, executive and director experience primarily within the communications and finance industry. Previously, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Americas at Lightbridge Communications Corporation (“LCC”) before being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Prior to joining LCC, Mr. Young has held various senior executive positions with multiple corporations including Liberty Media, Cingular Wireless, SBC Wireless, Southwestern Bell Telephone and AT&T as part of his 16-year tenure within the now combined AT&T Corporation. Mr. Young is a member of the board for Orion Energy Systems, Inc., bebe stores, inc., Sonim Technologies, and Liberty Tax, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Graceland University and an MBA from the University of Southern Illinois.