THE PURPOSE OF THIS PODCAST

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


THE FOUNDERS AND HOSTS

PRESTON PYSH

Preston Pysh 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.

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 BRODERSEN

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.

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.


MEMBERS OF OUR MASTERMIND GROUP

TOBIAS CARLISLE

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,GreenBackd.com. 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

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 RAMACHANDRA

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.


MEMBERS OF OUR STAFF

BIANCA ALCERA – Chief 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 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.

MICHELLE DE LEON – Communications Manager

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 LOPEZ – Podcast 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

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@TheInvestorsPodcast.com and he’ll be happy to help!

CAMILLE ALCERA – Design 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.

CYRIL FERMIN – Content 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.

NETRA DIXIT – Content Specialist

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 Andrew@TheInvestorsPodcast.com

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 at Siemens, spends time with his wonderful family, visits fitness classes and works on his blog about value investing.

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.

PATEA PACHUAU – Artist

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

JEREMY ENNS – Audio 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.


TOP CONTRIBUTORS TO OUR TEAM

JESSE FELDER

The Felder Report was founded by Jesse Felder in 2005 in an effort to help educate and inform individual investors about the issues most important to success in the financial markets. Jesse has been managing money for over 20 years. He began his professional career at Bear, Stearns & Co. and later co-founded a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund firm headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Since founding The Felder Report in 2005 his writing has been featured in many major finance publications like The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, The Huffington Post, MarketWatch, Yahoo!Finance, Business Insider, Investing.com, Seeking Alpha and more. Today he lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife and two kids.

RAOUL PAL

Raoul Pal is one of the biggest names in macro finance.  He is the founder and CEO of Real Vision TV, and he is well known for interviewing some of the wealthiest investors in the world.

MOHNISH PABRAI

Mohnish Pabrai has been running his Pabrai Funds since 2000 and since that time, his fund has produced triple digit returns. Mohnish has become quite famous in the investment world because he attributes his success to being a cloner of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. In an effort to achieve similar results to Berkshire Hathaway, Mohnish has dedicated his professional life to understanding the more obscure elements to their success.  He has modeled his Pabrai Funds after the same company structure that Buffett used when he ran Buffett Partnership Ltd.

JAMES RICKARDS

James Rickards is the Editor of Strategic Intelligence, a financial newsletter, and Director of The James Rickards Project, an inquiry into the complex dynamics of geopolitics + global capital. He is the author of The New Case for Gold, and two New York Times best sellers, The Death of Money, and Currency Wars. He is a portfolio manager, lawyer, and economist, and has held senior positions at Citibank, Long-Term Capital Management, and Caxton Associates. In 1998, he was the principal negotiator of the rescue of LTCM sponsored by the Federal Reserve. His clients include institutional investors and government directorates.

CULLEN ROCHE

Cullen Roche founded Pragmatic Capitalism in the midst of the financial crisis of 2008.  Mr. Roche foresaw many of the events that led up to the crisis and felt that the government was slow to react and when it did finally react, responded with the wrong medicine.  Using his expertise in the financial markets and the monetary system, Mr. Roche provides objective answers to the world’s big macro questions.

JACK VOGEL

Jack Vogel, Ph.D. is co-CIO, CFO and a managing member of Alpha Architect, a quantitative asset management and consulting firm to high net worth family offices. Dr. Vogel conducts research in empirical asset pricing and behavioral finance. He is also a co-author of DIY Financial Advisor and Quantitative Momentum.

He has a Ph.D. in Finance and an MS in Mathematics from Drexel University. He became an instructor and a research assistant at the said institution in both the Finance and Mathematics departments. He was also a finance instructor at Villanova University.

WESLEY GRAY

After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray earned a PhD, and worked as a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in bridging the research gap between academia and industry led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management that delivers affordable active exposures for tax-sensitive investors. Dr. Gray has published four books and a number of academic articles. Wes is a regular contributor to multiple industry outlets, to include the following: Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ETF.com, and the CFA Institute. Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago and graduated magna cum laude with a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

GAIL TVERBERG

Gail Tverberg is the author of Our Finite World. She is a researcher focused on figuring out how energy limits and the economy are really interconnected, and what this means for our future.

ROBIN SPEZIALE

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

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 HinkleBRODIE HINKLE

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

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.

JEFF DESJARDINS

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.