Retired Software Entrepreneur
Throughout his career, Erik has capitalized on his ability to understand complex systems and anticipate paradigm shifts far in advance of the mainstream. For example, Erik was a principal inventor of a style of distributed computing now known as Service-Oriented Architecture almost 20 years before that approach was embraced by the mainstream IT industry.
Peak Oil Investing Expert
Erik is a recognized expert on investment-related aspects of Peak Oil, and has given lectures on economic consequences of Peak Oil before Parliament in Belgium. He has also lectured on Peak Oil investing at the ASPO conference.
Part-Time Financial Journalist
Erik is an accomplished public speaker, and enjoys sharing his economic analysis with others. To the extent his schedule permits, he serves as the international correspondent for Jim Puplava’s Financial Sense Newshour. Erik also lectures occasionally at investment-related conferences, usually on the subject of Peak Oil investing.