President, Margaret Lake Diamonds
Chairman, MGX Minerals, Canada
Mr. Lazerson has been involved in the technology and mineral exploration industries for 25 years. He is the Founder and Chairman of MGX Minerals and served as the Company’s CEO from 2014-2020. During his tenure as CEO of MGX, Mr. Lazerson was responsible for raising $50M and oversaw strategic investments and acquisitions in clean and renewable energy technologies. These included lithium ion batteries, zinc-air batteries, water purification, mineral extraction from fluids, and gasification as well as acquisitions and investments in industrial minerals and precious metals properties and projects including magnesium oxide, silicon, niobium, lithium, and gold. In 2018, Mr. Lazerson accepted the S&P Global Platts Metals Award for Leadership in Base and Specialty Metals on behalf of MGX. Mr. Lazerson holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.