Featured Speaker

Josette Ferrer

Josette Ferrer is the founder and a Managing Director of Clairent Advisors. Since 1993, Josette has been assisting clients with the valuation of closely held businesses and business interests, intangible assets, intellectual property, equity grants including stock options, debt instruments, capital equipment/fixed assets, and other assets.

Prior to founding Clairent Advisors, Josette was the U.S. Practice Leader of Marsh’s Valuation Services Group (formerly Kroll’s Valuation Services Practice). Her career includes serving as the Managing Director in charge of the San Francisco Valuation Services Group of WTAS, Inc. (“WTAS”, now operating as Andersen Tax). At WTAS, Josette’s responsibilities included developing and overseeing all technical, operational, marketing functions for the San Francisco valuation team. Prior to WTAS, Josette was a Director with Huron Consulting Group and a Senior Manager at Arthur Andersen LLP.
While Josette has extensive experience serving clients in many industries, areas of specialty include high technology, early stage ventures, telecommunications, service companies, consumer products, manufacturing, and financial services companies. Her clients range from small, emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Josette has been a guest speaker for a wide variety of forums, including prior FEI events (for both the San Francisco and Silicon Valley chapters), CalCPA, the Institute of Management Accountants, the American Society of Appraisers, and various American Bar Association chapters.