Eric M. Jackson
Eric M. Jackson, Ph.D.
Founder and Managing Partner

Jackson is Founder and Managing Partner of Ironfire. He founded the firm in 2007. Prior to founding Ironfire Capital, Jackson was President & CEO of Jackson Leadership Systems, Inc., a leadership, strategy and governance consulting firm. He completed his Ph.D. in the Management Department at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in New York, with a specialization in Strategic Management, and holds a B.A. from McGill University. He was previously Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at VoiceGenie Technologies, a software firm now owned by Alcatel-Lucent. In 2004, Jackson founded the Young Patrons' Circle at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Eric is a regular contributor to Forbes, The Chinese Wall Street Journal China, Sina Finance, and TheStreet.com. He’s mentioned prominently in Nicholas Carlson’s 2015 book “Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!” as the first hedge fund manager “who brought the world’s attention to the value of Yahoo’s stake in Alibaba” in 2011.

Leo Fan
Leo Fan, CFA

Fan is responsible for sector and company research and analysis. Prior to 2010, he worked as the programmer/excel developer in ABN AMRO Asset Management (Asia) Ltd. He was responsible for building and modifying Excel-related VBA programs in multiple departments. Fan holds a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Hong Kong and has completed the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) Program accredited by the CFA Institute.

Stephen Chang
Stephen Chang

Chang is responsible for sector and company research and analysis. Prior to joining Ironfire Capital, he worked as an Institutional Equity Research Associate for six years at TD Securities covering small cap equities and was part of the #1 ranked Diversified Industrials team according to Thomson Reuters' Canadian Starmine Awards for earnings estimation in 2013. Chang holds an Honours Bachelors of Arts degree in Applied Economics from Canada's top ranked economics program at Queen's University.