Interview with the Chairman: NovelStem International Corp. (OTCMKTS:NSTM)
Jan Loeb is Chairman of NovelStem International Corp. Mr. Loeb has more than 35 years of business, money management and investment banking experience and has been Chairman of NovelStem and/or its predecessor company (Hollywood Media Corp.) since 2018. He has been the Managing Member of Leap Tide Capital Management LLC since 2007 and has served as President and CEO of Acorn Energy, Inc. since January 2016 and as a Director since August 2015. He was a Director of Keweenaw Land Association, Ltd. from December 2016 through May 2019. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Loeb was President of Leap Tide’s predecessor, formerly known as AmTrust Capital Management Inc. He served as a Portfolio Manager of Chesapeake Partners from February 2004 to January 2005 and as Managing Director at Jefferies & Company, Inc. from 2002 to 2004. From 1994 to 2001, he served as Managing Director at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Inc. (formerly Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc.). Mr. Loeb was a Lead Director of American Pacific Corporation from 2013 to 2014 and a Director from 1997 to 2014. He also served as an Independent Director of Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (formerly Golf Trust of America, Inc.) from 2006 to 2011 and as a Director of TAT Technologies, Ltd. from 2009 to 2016. Profile
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TWST: Let’s start with the historical beginnings of the NovelStem story, and a few key milestones that evolved along the way.