Last year he challenged the industry to “get off the sidelines and into the innovation game.” Get ready to be astounded by what that means.
With over 25 years of experience in the mining industry, George Salamis understands the opportunities. He issued his challenge at Integra’s 2016 Gold Rush Challenge, the industry’s largest ever crowdsourcing campaign. Now new technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are being applied to mineral exploration, and George is in demand as a speaker who can explain what’s happening now, and what’s coming next.
In addition to being Executive Chairman of Integra, George is a director at both Eastmain Resources and Contact Gold, as well as President & CEO of Pinecrest Resources. Previously, George was involved in $1.4 billion of M&A transactions, either through asset sales or junior mining companies he helped build. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology degree from the University of Montreal – Ecole Polytechnique.