Robert Martin Friedland is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 7 companies, including: Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. and Ivanhoe Industries LLC and who has been at the head of 13 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Executive Co-Chairman at Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (which he founded), Chairman for I-Pulse, Inc. (which he founded in 2007), Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for Ivanhoe Capital Corp. (which he founded in 1987), Co-Chairman of SK Global, Chairman at Ivanhoe Pictures (a subsidiary of SK Global), Co-Chairman of Clean TeQ Holdings Ltd., Chairman at Beijing Pu Neng Century Technology Co., Ltd., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of High Power Exploration, Inc. and Chairman for Sunwing Holding Corp.
He is also on the board of Ivanhoe Industries LLC and Kietta and Partner at Ivanhoe Mines Mongolia, Inc.
In his past career Robert Martin Friedland occupied the position of Executive Co-Chairman at Ivanhoe Energy, Inc. (he founded the company in 1995), Chief Executive Officer & Non-Independent Director at Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (he founded the company in 2010), Chairman of Potash One, Inc. and Non-Executive Chairman for Chinova Resources Pty Ltd.
Mr. Friedland received an undergraduate degree from Reed College.