Team



Team & Board

Tracy Weslosky

CEO & Director

Tracy Weslosky is the CEO for InvestorIntel Corp., a leading online source of investor information that provides public market coverage for investors for both investors and industry alike. A Partner for 724 Capital Corp., a data-driven fintech company that is focused on using the latest in artificial intelligence for the capital markets; 724CC produces analytics technologies to develop platforms like InvestorChannel.com that produce timely insights into companies and industries on exchanges worldwide. Formerly a principal founder and President of the London-based REE Stocks Company, which had the only rare earths indices recognized by FTSE, she was also the co-owner of Weslosky & Cowans Ltd., a licensed Exempt Market Dealer and was an investment banker for 15 years. Tracy was the host for a business series called DealFlow that was distributed in 294 million households (2010-2012) and was distributed on a wide range of networks from CNBC to WealthTV. A well-known marketing professional in the nineties in the music industry, Tracy worked for endless artists from all the major record companies to an endless array of indie recording artists and independent record labels from 1994-2000. Joining an indie label that listed on the CDNX as a Director, she then became the VP of marketing for a NYSE listed entertainment company. She has since won a Telly, held Directorial roles for both a TSX and TSX-V company, and has often been a guest speaker and host at a wide range of industry and media events. Tracy has a BA in Political Science from the University of Tennessee (1988), completed the Canadian Securities Course and has worked with over +1500 publicly listed companies since entering the financial markets in 2001. @TracyWeslosky

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Stephen Lautens

Editor-in-Chief, Publisher & Director

Stephen Lautens is the Editor-in-Chief, Publisher and Director for InvestorIntel Corp. and has extensive experience as a mining executive, consultant, and general counsel, in roles ranging from business development, corporate communications, writing, editing, compliance, and investor relations. He has previously served as a key member of management teams during the growth and successful sale of public and private corporations. With a parallel background in journalism, Stephen has at the same time been a columnist and writer with major newspaper chains and is a current Governor of the National Newspaper Awards.

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Jack Lifton

Editor-in-Chief, Critical Materials & Director

Jack Lifton is the Editor-in-Chief, Critical Materials for InvestorIntel.com, a capital market source celebrating its 21st year in business. He is also a Director of InvestorIntel Corp., a consultant, author, and lecturer on the market fundamentals of technology metals. “Technology metals” is a category term now in wide use that he coined at the beginning of the twenty-first century to describe those strategic metals whose electronic properties make our technological society possible. These include copper, the rare earths, the platinum group metals, the steel alloy metals, lithium, cobalt, graphite and most of the rare critical metals and materials necessary for our health, safety, and technologies, both consumer and military. He is on several technical advisory boards in the mining and metal refining sector and is also a founding co-principal of Technology Metals Research, LLC. His consulting is done through Jack Lifton, LLC, a consultancy founded in 1999 on his retirement as the CEO of an OEM automotive supply company specializing in the process chemistry of engineered materials and metals trading. Jack Lifton LLC has advised governmental agencies both at home and abroad on metals industries supply chain issues and has done extensive due diligence on mining, refining, and the fabrication of metals for financial institutions globally. He is a member of numerous professional societies and is a frequent speaker at both professional and industry events on both the markets for technology metals and materials, and on the use of new and newly applied technologies for the extraction, refining and fabrication of rare metals and materials. Jack Lifton is the Director of the Industrial Policy Institute, which advises governments on the development and implementation of national industrial policies for the management of critical metals and materials. Follow Jack on Twitter @JackLifton

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Raj Shah

Assistant Publisher & Video Production Manager

Raj Shah is the Assistant Publisher and Video Production Manager for InvestorIntel.com. Recruited from Merrill Lynch, Raj has over 15 years of experience in the capital markets and has been part of the InvestorIntel Corp. team for a decade now. With experience as the assistant Publisher of InvestorIntel.com, Raj is now an Editor that handles overseeing all related video content and interviews, including the InvestorIntel YouTube channel, which has nearly 11,000 subscribers. Additionally, Raj has been overseeing InvestorIntel’s Twitter account, which has over 13k followers and often secures well over a million impressions a month. Raj Shah has a Bachelor of Commerce from Sambalpur University, is an avid runner and loves to play online games.

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Byron W. King

Geologist & Newsletter Writer

Byron W. King host the Critical Materials Corner with Jack Lifton, and is a leading columnist for InvestorIntel.com. Byron writes about energy, minerals, economic, military and strategic issues. He is a geologist with background in geochemistry, mineralogy and crystallography. He has worked in the energy industry, and also served over 30 years in the U.S. Navy, active and reserve. He holds earned academic degrees from Harvard, the U.S. Naval War College and the University of Pittsburgh.

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Dean Bristow

Sr Editor

Dean Bristow has been involved in the North American Crude Oil business for 30 years including Energy Trading, Infrastructure Development, Transportation, and Refining. During that tenure, he spent time as a Research Associate at an Independent Canadian Brokerage. The last few years have been dedicated to investing with a focus on Technical Analysis. Dean holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Finance.

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David Janowitz

Creative Director

David C Janowitz is the Creative Director for InvestorIntel Corp. He is also the Founder and Creative Director at dcjano design, a creative design company located in the New York City area. Graduating with honors from the prestigious Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY has paved the way into the design industry. Highly adept at visual strategy, layout development, branding, print and new media advertising. Demonstrated success working in collaborative environments and providing leadership to design teams to conceptualize and execute effective marketing collateral. Proven ability to develop projects from concept to final delivery, ensuring that all work is prepared and delivered within budget and time frame. Enabling clients to achieve business development and business growth goals through forward-thinking graphic designs and strategies.

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Peter Clausi

Host

Mr. Clausi is an experienced investment banker, executive, director and shareholder activist. A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School called to Ontario's bar in 1990, Mr. Clausi has extensive experience in finance, shareholder rights, proxy battles and corporate growth. Mr. Clausi has been a guest lecturer at three Ontario MBA programs, and was an instructor at the Law Society of Upper Canada's bar admission course for over 10 years. He makes frequent appearances as a shareholder rights and board governance advocate. Among other roles he is the CEO of CBLT Inc., and an independent director and audit committee member of Camrova Resources.

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Clint Adam Smyth

Video Director

Clint graduated from the photographic arts program at the Alberta College of Art & Design in 1992,  Upon graduation he received a scholarship to study photography and art history in Florence, Italy. Clint works as a photographer, videographer, director and producer and has worked in many industries, everything from fashion spreads and music videos to corporate and industrial work. He was featured on Fashion TV’s show behind the lens and has worked with such companies as Westin Hotels, Benjamin Moore, The Globe and Mail and many more. Clint currently resides in Toronto, and works with clients both locally and nationally and has been the Video Director & Production Manager for InvestorIntel since 2001. For more info see his website at bigcitystudios.ca    

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Editors

Byron King

Byron King writes about energy, minerals, economic, military and strategic issues. He is a geologist with background in geochemistry, mineralogy and crystallography. ...

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Frederick Kozak

Frederick Kozak is a Professional Engineer with extensive oil and gas, and international business experience and has more than 25 years involved ...

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Chris Thompson

Chris Thompson, CFA, MBA, P.Eng is the President & Director of Research at eResearch Corp. and a Sr. Editor and Director for ...

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Tracy Weslosky

Tracy Weslosky is the founder and CEO for InvestorIntel Corp. (2001-Present), a leading online source of investor information that since 2001 has ...

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Peter Clausi

Mr. Clausi is an experienced investment banker, executive, director and shareholder activist. A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School called to Ontario's ...

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Raj Shah

Raj Shah has been a member of the InvestorIntel.com team for the last nearly 9 years. Recruited from Merrill Lynch, he has ...

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Jack Lifton

Jack Lifton is the Publisher and Editor in Chief for InvestorIntel.com, a capital market source celebrating its 21st year in business. He ...

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Mario Drolet

Mario has over 25 years in financial market and he is passionate about Finance. He worked on the floor of the Montreal ...

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Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson has spent over three decades focussed on zirconium supply chain and manufacturing issues. With his degree in chemistry he became ...

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Christopher Ecclestone

Christopher Ecclestone is a Principal and mining strategist at Hallgarten & Company and is based in London. Prior to founding Hallgarten & ...

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Alastair Neill

Alastair Neill is an international operations and business development professional with more than 25 years of experience managing all facets of rare ...

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Dean Bristow

Dean Bristow has been involved in the North American Crude Oil business for 30 years including Energy Trading, Infrastructure Development, Transportation, and ...

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Stephen Lautens

Stephen Lautens is the Editor-in-Chief, Publisher and Director for InvestorIntel Corp. and has extensive experience as a mining executive, consultant, and general ...

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Donald S. Bubar, M.Sc., P. Geo

Don Bubar is a geologist with 40 years of experience in mineral exploration and development in Canada. Mr. Bubar is a graduate ...

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