John Licata

John Licata is the Founder & Chief Energy Strategist of Blue Phoenix Inc. and the author of “Lessons from Frankenstorm: Investing for Future Power Disruptions”, a 2013 Wiley e-book on the future of energy post Sandy. His ability to cross-pollinate idea generation and analysis of both traditional and unconventional global energy markets has been documented in the global media for north of a decade by the likes of Bloomberg, CNBC, BNN, Yahoo! Finance, Reuters Insider and Fox Business Channel. John is a proven Strategist with over fifteen years of commodity research experience and unique content creation which has made him a highly sought out public speaker for viewpoints related to the future of energy. Prior to launching Blue Phoenix Inc. in 2005, John held research and trading positions at Dow Jones, Salomon Smith Barney, BrokerageAmerica and on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). John graduated from Saint Peter’s University with a B.S. in Economics and he received his M.B.A. from the Executive MBA Program at NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

General Information

John Licata
Fool Since:
December 6 2012

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Risk Tolerance:
Medium High
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Medium (4-12 Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Momentum plays and thematic opportunities in the energy and resource sectors

Investing Favorites

Energy, Utilities, Technology, Resources
Lessons from Frankenstorm: Investing for Future Power Disruptions
Blue Phoenix Next Gen Energy Blog

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Definitely the energy space

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Saint Peter's University and NYU Stern School of Business
Job Title
Chief Energy Strategist
Company / Organization
Blue Phoenix Inc.


Personal Quote:
Always Rise Above!
My Interests:
Running, water conservation, technology, movies
Favorite Sports or Teams:
soccer, New York Jets
Favorite Movies:
Good Will Hunting
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Rolling Stones
Great Books Read Recently:
Lessons from Frankenstorm: Investing for Future Power Disruptions

An Interview with bluephoenixinc

Last updated: 11/5/2013
The Fool:
Tell us about your greatest personal success, not necessarily finance related.
Speaking at The United Nations Rio+20 Conference on the outlook for electric vehicles
The Fool:
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