Team



Team & Board

Tracy Weslosky

CEO

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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Mario Drolet

Sr Editor

Mario is passionate about finance. He worked on the floor of the Montreal Exchange on his way up from apprentice, stagiaire, floor operator, Institutional sales to chief trader in derivatives for a large Canadian institution from 1989 to 2000. On the ME floor, he ran a private trading school to serve the institutional derivatives clientele, university students and new traders. Thereafter, and with several partners from Jitney Futures (derivatives trading firm) , they founded the Jitney Group. He continue to served as a trainer for individuals seeking to become traders in the market and developing education program. Since 2003, Mario has been offering Market-Making services to TSX venture companies helping them increasing liquidity. In 2007, he founded MI3 Communications Financieres to leverage the trading and market experience to provide public relations, market-making activities and investor relations to Canadian public companies. Since it’s inception MI3 has worked with over 225 Public companies in various sectors offering Market activities, PR roadshows, Dinner-Conference in over 15 cities across Quebec and Ontario and produced more than 250 MI3 Tech Note report on clients stock. Mario has designed and produced two educational market simulation tools called “Market Mania Trading Software” and “le jeu de la bourse”.

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Peter Clausi

Advisory Board, Host and Sr Editor

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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Chris Thompson

Sr Editor

Chris Thompson, CFA, MBA, P.Eng is the President & Director of Research at eResearch Corp. and a Sr. Editor and Director for InvestorIntel Corp. Chris Thompson has over 15 years of experience in software, financial technology, telecommunications, and information technology. He started his capital markets career in mining equity research at Scotia Capital in 2009 before joining Wellington West Capital Markets in 2010. Subsequently, Chris spent three years at an NYC-based, investment bank focusing on mergers & acquisitions. Most recently, he was at Global Maxfin Capital, M Partners, and Ubika Research in equity research roles, focusing on the mining, technology, business information, and health technology sectors. In 2019, Chris acquired eResearch Corp., a company founded in 2000, that is a respected source for institutional-quality, equity research focused primarily on small- and mid-cap companies. Chris holds an Engineering degree from the University of Toronto, an MBA in Investment Management from Concordia University, and is a CFA® charterholder.

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Raj Shah

VP, Account Manager & Sr Editor

Raj Shah has been a member of the InvestorIntel.com team for the last nearly 9 years. Recruited from Merrill Lynch, he has over 13 years’ experience in the capital markets. As a video editor and client care professional he is fast becoming a YouTube expert overseeing InvestorIntel’s YouTube channel which has close to 10,000 subscribers. Additionally, Raj oversees InvestorIntel’s Twitter account and corporate LinkedIn account where InvestorIntel secures over a million impressions a month. A cricket and an online gaming enthusiast, Raj has a Bachelor of Commerce from Sambalpur University. He graduated in 2007 with a First-Class Honors degree.

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Frederick Kozak

Advisory Board & Sr Editor

Frederick Kozak is a Professional Engineer with extensive oil and gas,  and international business experience and has more than 25 years involved in capital markets activities. Most notably he was a globally top-ranked sell side equities analyst for his groundbreaking work on South America as well as other jurisdictions.  Since leaving the capital markets sector 8 years ago, he has been active in private and public companies in senior executive roles, including co-founding an international E&P company, as well as other domestic and international business ventures.

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Matthew Bohlsen

Equity Research Analyst & Writer

Matthew Bohlsen holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. He has 30 years of personal investing experience, and 20 years of professional investing experience. As a global investor he uses a macro thematic approach searching for high growth areas. Some trends he currently follows include the rising Asian middle class, electric vehicles and the lithium/cobalt/graphite/nickel/copper/vanadium miners, renewable energy, energy storage (including vanadium), personal robots, the online data boom and autonomous vehicles. He is a Sr Editor and regular columnist for InvestorIntel.

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Jack Lifton

Host & Sr Editor

Jack Lifton is the CEO of Jack Lifton, LLC and is 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 he formed in 1999 upon 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. Jack Lifton is also the Host and Publisher for the Technology Metals section of InvestorIntel.com. Follow Jack on Twitter @JackLifton

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Clint Adam Smyth

Video Editor & Production Manager

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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David C Janowitz

Art Director

David C Janowitz | 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. David is the Art Director and Creative Consultant for InvestorIntel.

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Editors

Matthew Bohlsen

Matthew Bohlsen is a Senior Editor for InvestorIntel.com. With a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, and a Graduate Diploma in ...

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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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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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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 CEO of Jack Lifton, LLC and is a consultant, author, and lecturer on the market fundamentals of technology ...

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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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Dudley Kingsnorth

Dudley Kingsnorth has over 45 years experience in the international mining industry through positions that he has held in operations, project development, ...

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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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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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Jay Currie

Jay Currie began working in the junior mining business in 2005 when he took on a role as a communications consultant for ...

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Ben Feferman

I am the CEO of Amuka Esports Canada's leader in esports venues, online-leagues and tournaments. We operate two gaming arenas in Toronto ...

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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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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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Dr. Ian Flint

Dr. Flint has been active in the graphite/graphene industry for over 25 years with experience ranging from engineering review, test work, pilot ...

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