Preston is a graduate of West Point with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He’s the founder of BuffettsBooks.com, 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.
Stig holds a master’s degree in Finance, has studied Business Analysis at Harvard University, and is a former college professor. Before Stig took up stock investing, he worked for one of Europe’s leading energy trading companies. Now, Stig is living out his dream of creating educational finance content for the TIP community and running the investment company Stig Brodersen Holding.
THE MASTERMIND GROUP
Toby is the founder and managing member of Eyquem Investment Management LLC, and portfolio manager of Eyquem Fund LP. He is an expert at deep value investing, contrarian, and Grahamite investment strategies, and he runs the popular investment blog, GreenBackd.com. Prior to founding Eyquem, he 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, he 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.
Calin 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, BitsBusiness.com. 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.
THE TIP TEAM: ADMINISTRATIVE AND EDITORIAL
Bianca AlceraChief Content Officer
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 Chief Content Officer of The Investor’s Podcast.
Cyril FerminContent Manager
Cyril is a strategic and innovative marketing professional, whose expertise is in brand management and integrated marketing communications. She has lead several marketing campaigns of international products and services for top industries in the Philippines. She also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Ateneo Graduate School of Business.
Camille AlceraDesign and Special Content Manager
Camille is a creative professional who has vast experience in social media advertising, digital marketing, and design. She has worked with some of the top brands in the Philippines. Camille is a graduate of Organizational Communication from De La Salle University, Manila.
Mike ButtaDirector of Media Relations
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 Mike and he’ll be happy to help!
Michelle De LeonDirector of Communications
Michelle is a communications specialist who worked with various media organizations worldwide. Her responsibilities encompassed supervising teams of products managers, editors, writers, researchers, and proofreaders. Her written works and reports have been published in a number of newspapers and magazines. Michelle graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2010 with a BA Communication Arts degree.
Hernan LopezPodcast Advertising Representative
Hernan is the 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.
THE TIP TEAM: TECHNOLOGICAL
James MeirowskyDirector of Software Engineering
James is the founder of IT Strategy Group and an Infrastructure Architect at Hallmark Cards. He 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.
Robiul IslamWeb Developer
Jeremy EnnsAudio Engineer
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.
THE TIP TEAM: CONTENT COLLABORATORS
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!
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 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 at Siemens, spends time with his wonderful family, visits fitness classes and works on his blog about value investing.
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.