Gary Raichart is a managing director in the Strategic Value Advisory practice at Kroll (formerly Duff & Phelps), based out of San Diego. He has over 15 years of consulting experience focusing on the strategic analysis of value, risk and uncertainty. He has extensive experience valuing assets and liabilities, business opportunities, contractual obligations, and transactions that involve substantial uncertainty, including early-stage intellectual property (IP), patent portfolios, guarantees, warranty obligations, employee stock options, earn-outs, and other contingent assets and liabilities for strategic decision-making, collateral, financial reporting and tax purposes. Gary served as a subject matter expert on The Appraisal Foundations’ Working Group on the valuation of contingent consideration. Gary has also developed financial projections for new product launch decisions, strategy evaluation, IP strategy analysis, and R&D investment prioritization, and vetted financial projections for both buy-side and sell-side commercial due diligence. Gary led the development of the model used to project future professional golfers’ performance and endorsements value as part of Kroll’s Future Career Value Study. Gary received an MS in management science and engineering and a BS in mathematical and computational science with honors and distinction from Stanford University.