Daniel K. Scovel

DANIEL K. SCOVEL joined Needham & Company in April 2000. He has an
Electrical Engineering background, nearly 12 years of semiconductor
industry experience and has been an Analyst on Wall Street for over five
years. Mr. Scovel spent nearly 12 years in various technical sales and
marketing roles at four different semiconductor firms located in Silicon
Valley. He began his professional career in 1984 with Advanced Micro
Devices, experienced two small start-up companies, and then spent the
last six years of his industry tenure with Cirrus Logic, where he
supported the firm’s Japanese market development. He began his career as
a Semiconductor Analyst with Fahnestock & Company in 1996. Mr. Scovel
obtained his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of
Washington in Seattle and his MBA, with an emphasis in Finance, from
Santa Clara University, located in the San Francisco Bay area.