Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting Inc
Vincent Thomas is a senior managing director for FTI Consulting Inc and leads its IP practice. He is a nationally recognised consultant and expert with more than 25 years’ experience assisting companies and clients with complex accounting, corporate finance and litigation issues. He specialises in sophisticated economic analysis and the assessment of damages in matters involving various types of intellectual property, including patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyright. Mr Thomas has provided expert testimony in hundreds of disputes, having testified in state and federal courts across the country. Such testimony has focused on valuation and damages issues in several industries, including computer technology, electronics, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing and life sciences. He has also provided expert testimony for various International Trade Commission 337 investigations on issues relating to domestic industry, remedy and bonding.
In addition to serving as a consultant and testifying expert, Mr Thomas has significant experience in corporate, financial and accounting management positions, including as an analyst, controller and chief financial officer. In those roles, Mr Thomas has managed an IP portfolio and developed the strategic focus and direction for the financial, legal and marketing areas of a technology developer and a large distributor of consumer products.
Mr Thomas has conducted seminars for various groups across the country and has participated in various panel discussions on topics involving economic damages, valuation methods and techniques for increasing shareholder value. He has also published articles on valuation and damage issues and co-authored a book on economic damages in patent infringement matters.
Mr Thomas holds a bachelor’s in economics from DePauw University and an MBA from Indiana University. He is a certified public accountant, a certified valuation analyst, is certified in financial forensics and is accredited in business valuation.