Elaine Young is a director in the Silicon Valley office of Duff & Phelps and is part of the Valuation Advisory Services business unit with a focus on the Technology Industry.
Elaine specializes in the enterprise software, computer hardware/software, IT service, and semiconductor industries, and has provided valuation services to many of the companies within these industries. She has over eleven years of experience in all areas of business valuation including the determination of business enterprise value, valuation of patents, technological know-how, computer software, customer accounts, license agreements, trademarks, deferred revenue liability, and other underlying intangible assets. She has performed numerous valuations and financial analyses for a variety of purposes including financial reporting, tax, transaction advisory, and financial planning. Past and current clients range in size from private, early stage companies to Fortune 500 public companies. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Elaine performed valuation and financial advisory engagements for over three years with the Valuation Services Practice of Standard & Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting Group.
Elaine received her M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and her B.S. in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.