Rudkin, Ron D
Ron D. Rudkin, Ph.D. specializes in the application of finance, economics, and statistics to a wide range of litigation issues and consulting problems. He is an expert in the use of derivative techniques to value complex real assets, such as generation units, and to make improved operating and strategic decisions.
Dr. Rudkin brings to Gnarus extensive expertise in the valuation of non-traded financial instruments, including employee stock options (ESOs), restricted stock, and stock appreciation rights. He is the developer of Gnarus’ Equity and Stock Option Valuation (ESOVAL®) models, which are used to value complex traded and nontraded instruments and real options.
He has held various management positions with the Southern California Gas Company and its parent company, Pacific Enterprises. Before that, he was a tenured associate professor of management at California State University at Long Beach.
Dr. Rudkin earned his doctorate in business administration at the University of Southern California. He holds a Master of Science in operations management from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Arts in production management from California State University, Northridge.