Location:Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Rybolt has nearly 20 years’ experience in economic research and analysis. He specializes in loss modeling and damages assessment in commercial litigation, chiefly in the areas of media, entertainment, and intellectual property. He has been admitted as an expert in state and federal court, and before domestic and international arbitration panels.
Prior to joining Cirque Analytics, Mr. Rybolt worked at Analysis Group for more than 16 years. Some of his past engagements include cases involving the major studios, international sporting events, national and international television networks, global distributors, game publishers, and internationally known creative artists. He has applied quantitative methods to such complex questions as the expected value of an unfinished film, whether box office performance is a useful predictor of television ratings, the factors affecting broadcast and streaming rights fees, and, yes, the value of a joke. Mr. Rybolt brings extensive industry knowledge and insight, with more than a dozen years in senior leadership positions in the arts.
Areas of Expertise
- Class Actions
- Commercial Disputes
- Intellectual Property
- MBA, Finance and Strategic Management, USC Marshall School of Business, 2006
- BFA, Webster College Conservatory of Theatre Arts, 1982