Gordon V. Smith,
Mr. Smith has been a frequent lecturer at the National University of Singapore and
Singapore Management University as well as for IP Academy Singapore, WIPO, and
other global institutions. He has authored and co-authored books and articles that have been
translated extensively and are considered authoritative sources worldwide.
Mr. Smith has been helping to develop IP Valuation standards in Southeast Asia,
where he contributes with regional organizations.
Mr. Smith co-founded RoyaltySource in 1997. Since then, his guidance as an experienced IP appraiser
has been paramount to the proper collection of IP data and to the judicious development of proxy search designs.
Mr. Smith earned his BA from Harvard University in 1959.
Robert has been a part of the RoyaltySource®
development team since its foundation in 1997. He
oversees research, content development and information technology development.
Robert enjoys renovating homes and visiting family members in Jamaica.
Robert is a graduate of Swarthmore College and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics.
Client Services Manager
Beth has been a part of the RoyaltySource®
development team since its foundation in 1997. Her
more than 20 years of experience are essential to our exceptional customer service and technical support.
She enjoys maintaining long-term relationships with friends and supporting the goals of family members.
She has completed university level accounting and finance courses.
Val joined the RoyaltySource®
team in 2006 after working with the software development team at
FMC, Inc. She directs our information technology development and support.
Val loves to cook and can often be found snorkeling in the Caribbean with her husband during the winter months.
Val earned her Advanced Computer Programming degree from the Computer Science School in Philadelphia, PA.
Diane joined RoyaltySource®
in 2003 as our lead content developer and trainer. Her research and
analytical skills were honed as part of AUS Valuation Services' financial consulting services beginning in 1996.
Diane enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors whenever possible, and travelling.
She has completed many university level courses throughout her career at AUS.
Kathy's contribution to content
development at RoyaltySource®
in 2005 after transitioning from a
career in healthcare services. She has
not only been instrumental in content
growth and training, but she also
plays a key role in administrative
Kathy enjoys her children, grandchildren
and traveling with her husband.
Kathy earned her BS degree in Economics
Melissa assists in content
development for RoyaltySource®
corporate experience, and knowledge
of preparing and filing financials
and disclosure documents with
the US SEC are invaluable.
She is often found volunteering to help
troubled teens or dyeing and spinning yarn.
Melissa holds a BS from Drexel, and a
Masters in Finance from Keller.