KoBold Team

Team Leads

Sandy Alexander

general counsel

David Broughton, Ph.D.

Hydrothermal Systems Lead

Damian Burch, Ph.D.

Principal Data Scientist

Jake Edman, Ph.D.

Director of Machine Learning

Josh Goldman, Ph.D.

CFO / CTO

Kurt House, Ph.D.

CEO

Jeff Jurinak, Ph.D.

COO

Peter Lightfoot, Ph.D.

Magmatic Systems Lead

Elizabeth Main, Ph.D.

Director of Data Science

Traci Paramore, CPA

Director of Finance & Operations

James Stevenson

Director of Engineering

Key Advisors

Jef Caers, Ph.D.

Data SCIENCE ADVISOR

Murray Hitzman, Ph.D.

Economic Geologist

Robert Linnen, Ph.D. 

Lithium Systems Lead

Ian Pearce

Senior Advisor

Daniel P. Schrag, Ph.D.

Technical Advisor

John Thompson, Ph.D.

Technical & Business Advisor

Investor Directors

Connie Chan

Board Member

Jeroen van der Hoek

Board Member

Karl White

Board Member

Team Members

Abdel Alfahham

Associate Data Scientist

Kiel Arndt

principal geochemist

Thibaut Astic, Ph.D.

Data Scientist / Geophysicist

Savannah Blake

Associate Data Scientist

Wilson Bonner

Exploration Geologist

John Chapman, Ph.D.

Principal Geochemist

Lib Covington

Senior Accountant

Kris Darnell, Ph.D.

Senior Data Scientist

Marco De Mattia, Ph.D.

Senior Data Scientist

I-Kang Ding, Ph.D.

Staff Data Scientist

Espree Essig

Exploration Project Geologist

Luke Fairchild

Associate Data Scientist

Ian Fieldhouse, M.Sc., P.Geo.

Senior Geologist

Megan Frederick, P.Geo., PMP

Field Operations Manager

David Freedman

Senior Project Geologist

Rory French

Geoscience Data Analyst

Kate Fugate

Head of Data Access

Janet Garner, CPA

Accounting Manager

Melissa Haas

accounting operations manager

David Harrell

Sr. Operations Accountant

Peter Illig, Ph.D.

senior project geologist

Erika Ito

Associate Data Scientist

Elliot Kahn

senior project geologist

Laura Kieras

senior software engineer

Ryan Keisler, Ph.D.

Staff data scientist

Taylor Kilian

Taylor Kilian, Ph.D.

Senior Data Scientist

Jessica Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisor

Nick Knezek, Ph.D.

Staff Data Scientist

Jarod Lapp

Senior GIS Data Specialist

Pamela Mkumba

Exploration Geologist

Cericia Martinez, Ph.D.

Data Scientist

Lucie Mathieu, Ph.D.

Project geologist/geochemist

 

Alex Matthews

Country Manager – Zambia

John Mern, Ph.D.

Decision scientist

Vanessa Nenna, Ph.D.

data scientist

Shane Nielsen

Principal Geologist

Bubile Nkhata

Project Exploration Geologist

 

Isaac Pagado

Associate Data Scientist

 

Yuem Park, Ph.D.

Data Scientist

Laurence Pascall

Senior Software Engineer

Mike Patterson

Business development manager

Matthew Plough

Staff Software Engineer

Beth Reid, Ph.D.

Staff Data Scientist

Danielle Schmandt, Ph.D.

Senior Project Geologist

Matt Scruggs

Senior/Staff Data engineer

Laurie Shanks

Admin Assistant

Mweene Shansonga

Admin Manager – Zambia

Cassidy Tilt

People Operations Manager

Mark Topinka, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist

Martin Tuchscherer, Ph.D.

Senior geologist

Zach Turner

Senior Technical Recruiter

Jerry Vinokurov, Ph.D.

Senior Software Engineer

 

Lian Visser

field drilling manager

 

Kawai Washburn

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Matt Williams

GIS data Analyst

Nick Williams, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Principal Geophysicist

Joanne Wood

Joanne Wood

NLP Engineer