Along with a support staff of researchers and graphic designers, Joe Carlen has directed KTM to provide the very highest quality of valuation reports, business plans, market assessments, feasibility studies, and other strategic documents. That is why Know Thy Market has become known for providing data-driven, professionally-written, visually appealing, and powerful strategic documents to savvy companies and entrepreneurs throughout the world.
Joe Carlen: Co-Founder & Lead Consultant
A Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) with the NACVA who also earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and an MISM (Information Systems) Masters degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Carlen brings his strong financial and technical knowledge to bear on all projects. Mr. Carlen wrote The Einstein of Money, a comprehensive biography of valuation guru Benjamin Graham, followed by A Brief History of Entrepreneurship for Columbia University Press (see details here).
Carlen has been featured as a guest speaker at Columbia University, Fordham University, the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), the Museum of American Finance and other respected institutions. He has also been hired for corporate speaking and public speaking coaching engagements across the country. In recent years, Carlen has made over thirty media appearances, including on such highly-rated programs as the Cheri Hill Show, Good Books Radio, TheStreet.com, and the nationally syndicated MoneyTalk. He has also written articles for Bloomberg, CNBC.com, ValueWalk, and other well-known business media outlets.