Mario Gabelli is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GAMCO Investors, an investment advisory company headquartered in Rye, NY. His proprietary Private Market Value with a Catalyst™ methodology is now an analytical standard in the value investing community. His prominence as a legendary stock picker took off in the 1980s when he found success betting on the media and telecom industries. Gabelli is also a leading proponent of the Graham & Dodd school of securities analysis. He has become a regular in financial media, including various stints as co-host on CNBC's Squawk Box.