Dr. Herman van den Berg is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, Lakehead University in Orillia. He holds an Honours B.B.A. with an Economics Option, an MBA in Finance, and a Ph.D. in Strategic Management. Dr. van den Berg's research is focused on the knowledge-based view of the firm and the valuation of knowledge assets. He has taught Finance, Economics, and Strategy/Policy courses at various universities in Canada and the Netherlands. His professional management experiences include having had responsibility for corporate analysis, capital investment evaluation, project structuring, business plan preparation, financial forecasting. He has also held public office.