Colby Synesael

Colby Synesael is a Senior Analyst covering the telecom and data services, and
communications equipment sectors for Kaufman Bros., L.P. Prior to joining the
firm in February 2009, Mr. Synesael spent three years at Merriman Curhan Ford as
an Equity Research Analyst and Senior Vice President, covering the telecom and
data services industries. Prior to joining Merriman, Mr. Synesael worked at
Thomas Weisel Partners, including three years as a Research Associate covering
telecom services, and two years co-covering enterprise applications and
communications equipment. Before joining Weisel, he was a member of one of the
top sales offices at Allegiance Telecom. Mr. Synesael holds a B.S. from the
State University of New York at Plattsburgh.