Joe Batty CPA CA is a Chartered Accountant with a long history of executive financial management and is a leading authority on intangibles and the financing of knowledge rich companies. Joe has held many corporate directorships and senior management positions, including a three-year tenure as CEO of a Canadian electronics group. During his tenure as VP of Finance at NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology), Joe's interest and involvement in intangibles led to his spearheading a technology transfer liaison program between NAIT professional staff and industry. Two decades later, the Liaison Program remains a vital source of innovation for Canadian companies. The work Batty has done over the years has made him an authority in the practice of auditing Intangible Assets. His particular combination of accounting, auditing, management and financial structuring expertise is unique, and vital to coordinating the complexities of Intangible Assets for senior business leaders.