In addition to many years of practice in public accounting and general business consulting, Dr. Riskin held the positions of Systems Engineer with IBM, and Manager of National Accounts with Xerox Computer Systems. His responsibilities with IBM and Xerox focused on the development and installation of business and management systems and applications.

Since the early 1990's, he has been an international consultant and a CFO, based in Venezuela, Curacao, and most recently Costa Rica as well as Los Angeles and Phoenix. His industry specializations included biotechnology, telecommunications and banking/financial services.

A published author, and writer of a business advisory column entitled "Financially Speaking" for licensed California professionals, he has been on the faculty and taught business and human behavior courses at several institutions of higher learning in Southern California over the past twenty years.

Dr. Riskin has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California since 1967, and holds a Doctorate in Psychology. His interest in longevity and life extension goes back several decades. Besides his involvement with Maximum Life Foundation, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.