John LicataDateline: Energy buff with a passion for new technology
First Published: Aug 06, 2012 / Last Published: Oct 03, 2012
John is the Founder/Chief Energy Strategist of Blue Phoenix Inc., a respected independent research and consulting company focused on next gen energy. 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, Business News Network, Reuters and Fox Business Channel. He has over fifteen years of energy and metals research/strategy experience which has made him a highly sought out industry veteran for viewpoints related to crude oil, natural gas, gold, uranium and electric vehicles. He has garnered increased positive attention in recent years for moving away from his desk, rolling up his sleeve and traveling the globe to find the next trend in commodities. John has held research/trading/strategy positions at Dow Jones, Salomon Smith Barney, BrokerageAmerica and on the trading floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). John was a 2010 Nominee for Institutional Investors All-America Research Team for his analysis in the Natural Gas market and he was also nominated in 2012 for his work in Alternative Energy. He is a contributor to CNNMoney, CME Group and Technorati. John graduated from Saint Peter’s College 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. He is also a member of the Board of Regents for Saint Peter’s College and an active member of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. You can follow John on Twitter at https://twitter.com/bluephoenixinc and on Facebook at http://Facebook.com/BluePhoenixInc.
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October 3, 2012
Could Reviving Datsun End Up Costing Nissan’s Ghosn His Job?
Is Nissan on the right road to profit with Datsun branded entry priced vehicles or is the company in need of its own navigation in the board room?
September 14, 2012
Can Recycling/Leasing Car Batteries Finally Be Game-Changing For EVs?
Leasing batteries could do wonders for cash-strapped electric vehicle (EV) consumers since the batteries are the largest single cost of the cars.
September 11, 2012
Pope’s Kangoo Model Could Be Soccer Mom’s Answered Prayer
we could see Nissan finally moving forward with leasing electric batteries here in the US and looking to bring a version of the Kangoo Maxi Z.E. statesidein Green
August 25, 2012
Trash Power Coming to a Neighborhood Near You
The conversion of commercial food waste to safe, cost-effective biogas renewable energy source is now becoming a closer reality.
August 20, 2012
Despite Setbacks, is Fisker Positioning to Go Public?
Fisker could now also look to tap the financial markets, much like Tesla did.
August 13, 2012
Why Our Energy Policy Needs GPS
Having such a quagmire in our energy policy is unhealthy and will only further boost reliance on foreign oil.in Politics
August 9, 2012
Energy “Tale of the Tape” Revealing for Obama and Romney
With less than 100 days before Election Day, this “Tale of the Tape” examines the energy strategies of both candidatesin Politics
August 7, 2012
Atomic Batteries Charge More Than Curiosity
While we marvel at the images of the Curiosity rover, we must remember nuclear power is playing a crucial role
August 6, 2012
Romney Energy View is a Windy Mess
So while against the wind tax credit, the Romney campaign is still surprisingly committed to backing tax breaks for fossil fuels.