KRISTA F. HOLT ESTABLISHES EXPERT SERVICES FIRM
GREATBRIDGE CONSULTING, INC.
Expert Services Consulting Firm Opens Doors in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco
Washington, DC – August 6, 2012 – GreatBridge Consulting, Inc. announced today the opening of its doors in downtown Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, CA. The firm provides expert services for intellectual property, antitrust, commercial disputes, surveys, and valuations. President and CEO Krista F. Holt, recognized as one of the nation’s top consultants on intellectual property matters, has successfully led litigation consulting practices for many years and states, “I am excited to begin this new venture. The new company leverages our experience over the past decade to provide a superior platform for our services.”
GreatBridge Consulting benefits from the addition of outstanding talent in the expert services community. It welcomes Dr. Gauri Prakash-Canjels with extensive experience in intellectual property and in the analysis of market forces in antitrust matters, and Stephen Holzen, bringing years of experience in structuring intellectual property damages analyses as well as credentials as a patent examiner at the USPTO. Supported by experienced staff at all levels with advanced degrees in finance and economics, medicine, management, law and other areas, GreatBridge has the resources to support a wide variety and size of engagements.
Continuing the successful path forged at previous firms, Ms. Holt will manage GreatBridge to provide efficient, high quality service for clients. In addition to providing a full range of litigation damages and valuation consulting, Ms. Holt resumes her successful Survey Practice, assisting clients in survey designs that provide answers to a variety of case issues such as demand, inducement to infringe, value and usage in patent cases, class certification surveys, and confusion and secondary meaning in trademark cases.
Ms. Holt previously served as Vice President at The Kenrich Group, a national business and litigation consulting firm, where she founded and managed the Intellectual Property practice. Prior to that, Ms. Holt founded and led the Washington, D.C. Expert Testimony Practice and National Survey Practice as a Managing Director for Ocean Tomo, a firm providing financial products and services related to intellectual property.
Prior to its acquisition by Ocean Tomo, Ms. Holt was a Senior Consultant for Tait Advisory Services’ Intellectual Property Practice. She also served as senior financial officer of a manufacturing wholesaler and an engineering firm, and as the Director of Marketing at a prominent marketing firm.
Ms. Holt holds an MBA from the University of Louisville and a BA from Wake Forest University. She is a Certified Licensing Professional and an active member of the American Bar Association, the Licensing Executives Society, the International Trademark Association, and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. Ms. Holt is a frequent speaker for professional associations and universities such as the American Bar Association and Licensing Executives Society, and the Harvard School of Law.
About GreatBridge Consulting, Inc:
GreatBridge Consulting provides a full range of expert services in the areas of intellectual property, antitrust, commercial damages, and surveys. The company also consults on matters of valuations, contract law, and licensing. GreatBridge experts have successfully worked in the consulting field for many years, and their thorough and dedicated approach to rigorously investigating each issue with a fresh eye assures their work is among the best in the field. GreatBridge has offices in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, CA. For more information about GreatBridge Consulting and its personnel, please see greatbridgeconsulting.com.
GreatBridge Consulting, Inc.