Forbes, founder of Forbes Magazine, served as Vice President and Director of Forbes, and President of Forbes Investors Advisory Institute, from 1964 to 1969. After leaving the company, he served as president and CEO of Standard Research Consultants, formerly a subsidiary of Standard and Poors Corporation. He subsequently was a founder and partner-in-charge of Benchmark Valuation Consultants, which merged with KPMG Peat Marwick in 1987. Both firms specialized in the business valuation field. He has also served as a director of both public and private companies and of educational and other non-profit organizations. He rejoined Forbes in 1996, once again as President of FIAI. He has authored or co-authored articles on the valuation of business enterprises and related subjects that have appeared in various business and professional publications, http://paulforsythe.org including Harvard Business Review, Business Horizons, Monthly Digest of Tax Articles, Management World, Family Advocate, YPO Enterprise, Chief Executive, and The Business Valuation Handbook.
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