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 CEO of VRify, a Vancouver based tech start-up focused on connecting mining companies to the modern-day investor.
Prior to VRify, in 2012 Stephen was appointed CEO of Integra Gold, a Quebec-focused junior exploration company, and proved to be instrumental in raising over $150M while growing the business from a $10M exploration company through to its $590M sale to Eldorado Gold in July 2017.
Stephen’s influence and passion for helping shape the next generation of exploration and mining was demonstrated in his role as co-creator of Integra’s $1 Million Gold Rush Challenge held in 2016, and as co-host of #DisruptMining 2017, 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.