Karl Schulze | Highrise Networks


660 S. Figueroa Street,

Suite 1280

Los Angeles, CA 90017


d: 213-627-8280





DTLA II Co-Chair

Karl Schulze



Over 38 years of financial, executive management, entrepreneurial and advisory experience across a broad base of industries. Experienced and ISS Certified in corporate governance and directorship. Extensive forensic and litigation consulting and expert witness experience, as well as expertise in crisis and insolvency management, strategic planning, fraud investigation and prevention, mergers and acquisitions, and business valuation. Mr. Schulze has consulted and testified on many matters in complex business disputes, economic damages and lost profits claims, intellectual property infringement, lender and professional liability, merger and acquisition matters, governance, alter ego, fraud and forensic reconstruction, real estate and construction disputes, personal injury and wrongful death matters, among others, and has served as expert on matters related to a variety of businesses and industries.  Included in his current consulting practice areas:


Mr. Schulze has served as a forensic consultant in over 500 litigated matters, with testimony provided as expert in well over 200 instances, including trial, deposition, arbitration and mediation. He has also conducted numerous valuation engagements and fraud investigations.


Education and memberships

  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting - University of Miami

  • Master of Science – Information Technology Management - Colorado Tech University

  • Certificate in Corporate Governance – Tulane University School of Law

  • MBA Certificate – Tulane University

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants (Charter Member, Litigation Consulting and Dispute Resolution Section, Member, Economic Damages and Business Valuation Committees)

  • Member, National Association of Forensic Economics

  • Member, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts

  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • Member, Society of University Founders, University of Miami

  • Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Association of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, Treasurer and member of Executive Committee, 2004 to 2012


Highrise Networks, Inc.

800 S. Figueroa, Suite 925

Los Angeles, CA 90017



(213) 712-9080