We study billionaires. We talk about the books they read and we interview the people they like to interact with.



Preston Pysh is a graduate of West Point with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He’s the founder of, and his videos on financial investing have been viewed by millions of people around the world. He takes great pleasure in taking complex ideas and making them accessible. He is the founder of the Pylon Holding Company and enjoys spending time with his wonderful family.

Preston’s the author of Warren Buffett’s Three Favorite Books, The Warren Buffett Accounting Book, The 100 Page Summary of The Intelligent Investor, The 100 Page Summary of Security Analysis, and The Diary of a West Point Cadet.


Stig holds a master’s degree in Finance, has studied Business Analysis at Harvard University, and he’s the co-founder of the educational stock investing site The Investors Podcast. Before Stig took up stock investing he came from a career in one of Europe’s leading energy trading companies. Now, Stig works as a college professor teaching a variety of courses including financial accounting, investment and economics. Stig also owns the investment company Stig Brodersen Holding.

Stig’s the author of The Warren Buffett Accounting Book, The 100 Page Summary of The Intelligent Investor, and The 100 Page Summary of Security Analysis.



Tobias Carlisle is the founder and managing member of Eyquem Investment Management LLC, and portfolio manager of Eyquem Fund LP. Tobias is an expert at deep value investing, contrarian, Grahamite investment strategies. Tobias runs the popular investment blog, Prior to founding Eyquem, Tobias was an analyst at an activist hedge fund, general counsel of a company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, and a corporate advisory lawyer. As a lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions Tobias has advised transactions across a variety of industries in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Australia, Singapore, Bermuda, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, and Guam, ranging in value from $50 million to $2.5 billion.

Tobias is the Best Selling author of Deep Value and Quantitative Value, published by Wiley Finance.


Calin Yablonski is the founder of Inbound Interactive, a marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) company that helps customers build quality brands. In 2015, he launched Inbound Law Marketing. His new venture is working with law firms to generate more clients through SEO and digital marketing. Calin has a genuine love and passion for working with local businesses and since 2009, Inbound Interactive has provided online marketing services to over 250 local business across Canada and the US.


Hari is a Silicon Valley engineering executive that works at Linkedin. Hari enjoys talking about business on his blog, In addition to his roll as a senior manager, Hari is on the board of directors at Santa Clara Technical Academy. His breadth of work includes companies like Yahoo, Cisco, and IBM.


BIANCA ALCERA – Executive Assistant

Bianca graduated cum laude with a BS Computer Science degree from De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines in 2009. She then worked at Hewlett-Packard AP Limited as a Business Analyst / Technology Consultant for almost 4 years. She has recently completed her MFA Filmmaking course at Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea and she now works as the Executive Assistant of The Investors Podcast.

JAMES MEIROWSKY – Director of Software Engineering

James Meirowsky is the founder of IT Strategy Group, and a Infrastructure Architect at Hallmark Cards.  James is an accomplished professional successful in identifying opportunities with over a decade of expertise providing significant infrastructure cost savings, and delivering end-to-end solutions with scaleability and performance in mind.  He is currently focusing his passion for understanding exceptional businesses leadership, value investing, and online business.

HERNAN LOPEZ – Advertising

Hernan is former CEO of Fox International Channels and is currently the founder and CEO of the audio-on-demand media network Wondery. Hernan works tirelessly to identify and build relationships with the right sponsors for The Investor’s Podcast.

MIKE BUTTA – Director of Public Affairs & Programming

Mike is a graduate of Loyola University Maryland with a B.B.A. concentrating in Finance and Information Systems.  He is an avid value investor who has a wide array of experience working in finance for multiple Fortune 500 companies to marketing for the Baltimore Ravens.  Mike is responsible for organizing live events and any media requests.  If you have any questions about the upcoming events or would like to schedule an interview with Preston or Stig, please email and he’ll be happy to help!


Netra is a freelance writer whose interests vary from finance to any other field related to it. When she isn’t devouring books, she’s found reading about stocks, bonds and disruptive technologies. A free-spirit at heart, she enjoys traveling and giving Preston and Stig a hard time. She’s usually seen hunting for best-sellers in the financial world, but also loves reading romantic novels!

ANDREW LOCHEMES – Director of Global Growth and Communications

Andrew is a Tennessee native living in New York City. He holds a degree in Investing; Money Management from the University of Arkansas. As a student of Graham-Doddsville, he seeks out companies that demonstrate staying power, increasing free cashflow, and low debt. He joins us to spearhead the development and management of local TIP Mastermind groups. If you are interested in starting a local chapter please send him a message at

CHRIS HABIB – Product Developer

Chris is a young Canadian business owner and investor. As an evidence-based Naturopathic Doctor by training, he is the Clinic Director of two health clinics and the Sales Director of a herb company. Chris is involved in teaching, research, and publishing. He is a clinic supervisor in a teaching clinic, teaches board exam courses, and is the Associate Editor for two medical publications. You can find out more about Chris on his website.

CHRISTOPH WOLF – Forum Administrator

Christoph is a mathematician from Germany. His investing approach focuses on looking at the complete business model of a company. This includes checking both hard numbers as well as softer criteria such as good management or moats. He only invests in high-quality businesses that are within his circle of competence and have a fair price. When he’s not investing, he works as a support engineer in a software company, spends time with his wonderful family, visits fitness classes and reads The Economist.

ANAXIMANDER – Forum Administrator

Anaximander is a private value investor based in the UK. His investing approach is grounded in the fundemental precepts of value investing based upon Ben Graham’s twin concepts of ‘Intrinsic Value’ and ‘Margin of Safety’. His investment stratergy involves looking at both ‘Deep Value and ‘Franchise Value’ situations and using the value investing framework to analyse the financial and corporate facets of a given prospective investment.

ROBIUL ISLAM – Programmer

Robiul has developed a wide range of websites using WordPress, PHP, MySQL, Genesis Framework, and JavaScript, over Upwork the last 8 years. Robiul is truly loving his profession, and is the kind of guy you can explain your vision to, and he’ll make sure to bring it to life.


Patter is a freelance artist whose work is the best in the business.

JEREMY ENNS – Audio Editor

Jeremy is the podcast producer, manager, editor, and Storyteller In Chief behind Ascetic Productions. He believes that when it comes to audio, no elaborate production or special effects (although these can be fun) can beat a good story when it comes to connecting with your audience and spreading your message.


Robin Speziale, a graduate of the University of Waterloo, is the author of Market Masters, which features exclusive conversations with Canada’s top investors, as well as Lessons From the Successful Investor, which contains 85 important investment lessons that he learned throughout his own trials, tribulations, and winnings in the market. Robin has been saving, investing, and building his portfolio since the age of 18. He lives in Toronto, Canada.


Philip Decker is the co-founder and CEO of 11 Point 0, a quantitative impact investment advisor that seeks to mobilize and democratize impact investing for the retail investor.  Prior to founding 11 Point 0, Philip was a lawyer and a fixed income analyst.  His research primarily focuses on value investing, and country specific macro themes that seek to decipher how economies work.  He has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland, and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law.



Brodie Hinkle graduated from the University of Oklahoma, and holds two degrees in finance and energy management. His passions reside in the field of value investing, and loves helping others achieve financial stability.


Johnny Hopkins is a Deep Value investor, using  a mechanical method of investing, and is based in Melbourne, Australia. He runs his own blog called Brokers be Gone. He’s also a freelance writer for The Motley Fool in Australia, and writes for Tobias Carlisle’s site, ‘The Acquirer’s Multiple’, where he runs his international stock portfolio live.


The founder of Visual Capitalist, Jeff holds a BCom from the Sauder School of Business at UBC. Jeff believes that a fusion of information and design can bring investors unique insight in a way that has never been done before. Originally hailing from Penticton, BC, Jeff is also an avid traveller, musician, golfer, and hockey player.