Stephen de Jong
Stephen de Jong holds 10 years experience in the mining industry and is currently the Chairman of Integra Resources, Director of GFG Resources and recently became the CEO of VRify, a Vancouver based tech start-up which is using technology to reinvent how companies engage with their stakeholders and investors.
In 2012, at the age of 28, Stephen was appointed CEO of Integra Gold, a Quebec-focused junior exploration company. Over a five year period Stephen built and led a team who successfully raised over $150M in challenging market conditions while growing the business from a $10 million exploration company through to its $590 million sale to Eldorado Gold in July 2017.
Stephen's influence and passion for helping shape the next generation of exploration and mining was demonstrated through Integra’s $1 Million Gold Rush Challenge held in 2016, and as co-host alongside Goldcorp of #DisruptMining 2017. These two events focused on accelerating innovation and the adoption of technology across the mining industry.
Stephen was born and raised in BC, has a commerce degree from Royal Roads University and currently lives in Vancouver with his wife and 2 young daughters.