Dr. Miley W. (Lee) Merkhofer is a well-known author
and practitioner in the field of decision analysis. His specialty is
project portfolio management (PPM). For
more than 25 years Lee has helped clients create defensible, accurate, and
practical systems for prioritizing complex and sometimes controversial
project investments, working in such areas as consumer products, energy,
financial services, health care, and transportation. He teaches courses on
PPM, publishes papers on the subject, and has received awards for his work
in the area. Lee has served on advisory panels for the EPA, DOE, NASA, NSF,
NIH, and USDA.
Previously, Lee was the Director of Decision Analysis
Research Programs at SRI International, in charge of government services at
Applied Decision Analysis, Inc., and a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),
where he led the Project Prioritization and Capital Allocation business practice.
He was a founding partner of the PPM software company Folio Technologies. Lee is
married with two children. He is an avid downhill skier.