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The Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Online at


Jul 3, 2017

The Power & Market Report extends a warm welcome to first time guest Kevin Massesngill, CEO of Meraglim Holdings. Kevin explores international politics and finance from the beltway, and shares his unique view of the topics through the prism of Austrian economics.

Interview Highlights

[01:01] Every election is a sort of advance auction of stolen goods.
[04:10] Government monopolies, democracy, hypocrisy, and semantics.
[08:10] A summary of the Meraglim business model.
[11:40] Active reconnaissance; the origins of Meraglim.
[12:48] How Meraglim works; the mechanics of the analytics.
[16:10] Kevin Massengill's professional background.
[23:10] A pre-Copernican universe; if your models are wrong, you're wrong.
[24:47] Kevin's outlook on popular investments and gold.
[34:04] The Fatal Conceit- don't ignore the signals.


About the guest:

Kevin W. Massengill is the founder and CEO of Meraglim
Holdings which has created a new approach to predictive
analytics in capital markets that will improve performance and
vindicate active investing.

Prior to founding Meraglim, Mr. Massengill served as Senior Vice President, International Strategy & Business Development for Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a $5 billion science and technology company. Before that Mr. Massengill was a Managing Director for Silver Leaf Partners, an SEC registered boutique investment bank in New
York City.

Mr. Massengill also held senior leadership positions at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), a $26 billion science and technology company, where he was Vice President for International Operations and the Vice President and Regional Executive for the Middle East and North Africa. Before joining Raytheon, Mr. Massengill was the founder and CEO of Consultancy Partners Group, Ltd, Abu Dhabi, providing strategy, business development, and financial advisory services to companies in Asia, the Middle East and North America.

A US Army Airborne Ranger qualified officer trained in Arabic and Russian, Lieutenant Colonel Massengill was awarded the US Army Legion of Merit and the US Department of State Meritorious Honor Award at his retirement following 20 years of service.

Mr. Massengill currently serves on the advisory board of Flynxx, a US technology startup, and previously served on boards as diverse as the US Department of State’s Overseas Schools Advisory Council, GrowthGate Capital Corporation - Dubai, and as
Chairman of the Board of the American Community School - Abu Dhabi.

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Massengill was a Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.A. in Russian Area Studies and was awarded a US Army Top 5% Fellowship. He holds an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University and has been a guest seminar lecturer in the
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
He has completed the Program on Negotiation for Senior Executives at Harvard Law School, INSEAD’s International Directors Program at Fontainebleau and held FINRA Series 7 and 63 general securities licenses. He resides in Florida.

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About the host: Albert Lu is the President & CEO of Sprott US Media.

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