Philip H.B. More, Ph.D., CVA is a recognized expert in business valuation.  He has more than 40 years of experience providing expertise in creating economic value, business valuation, business strategy, and managing technology.  He is the president and founder of Philip H.B. More LLC a firm providing litigation support and business valuation as well as executive education, and consulting in both assessing and developing economic value.  He specializes in intellectual property as well as in firms undergoing turnaround, restructuring, and insolvency.
Phil received his Ph.D. in 1975 from the University of Washington in business and engineering on a fellowship from the U.S. National Science Foundation with a major in operations research and minors in accounting, economics, statistics, and behavioral science.
Phil is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and serves the National Association of Valuation Analysts (NACVA) on the Executive Think Tank Committee, the Pro Bono Committee, and the Evaluation Committee for the NACVA certification.  He is a member of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, the Turnaround Management Association, the National Association of Forensic Economists, the American Economic Association, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, The Academy of Management, and the Strategic Management Society.  He is also professor emeritus at the University of Southern California where he served on the faculty of the Marshal School of Business as a tenured Professor, a member of the University’s Research Committee, the University’s Academic Senate, the Board of Directors for the Viterbi School of Engineering’s Center for Engineering Management, and twice chaired the Marshall Faculty Council.  Throughout his academic career he taught a variety of courses including operations research, statistics, research methods, and most frequently courses in business and technology strategy that integrate the business disciplines from finance and accounting to marketing and human resources in creating economic value.  He taught these courses to graduate and undergraduate students from across the university as well as to executives in business and government.  He also taught at Indiana University, Dartmouth College, the National Technological University, China’s Xi’an Jiaotong University, and the University of Washington.  He was a Fulbright Scholar with the Department of Economics at the University of Hong Kong as well as a visiting scholar with Tokyo University, Seoul National University, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and the Polish Academy of Sciences.  He has presented invited seminars for the Harvard Business School, Columbia University, Dartmouth College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New Jersey Institute of Technology, UCLA, the University of Minnesota, the U.S. National Academy of Science, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Polish Academy of Sciences, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Department of Commerce. 
His research has received numerous awards and financial support from business and the U.S. government.  His teaching awards include those from Business Week, USC, and Indiana University.  He has numerous peer revuewed publications including refereed journal articles, conference proceedings, and three books.  He is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who the World, Who’s Who in American Education, and Who’s Who in Finance & Business.  He is also listed in American Men & Women of Science.
Throughout his career, Phil served as a consultant and executive educator for public entities and private firms in the aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, electronic, and pharmaceutical industries as well as organizations such as the Thailand and Hong Kong Management Associations.  Prior to his academic career, Phil served in the U.S. Air Force as a Communication-Electronics Officer where he received several decorations including the Department of the Air Force Commendation Medal.
Phil volunteers with organizations such as the USO,  the L.A. Maritime Institute (youth leadership training for youth), and Ride-to-Fly (a therapeutic riding organization).