DANIEL P. RIES is a Managing Director, e-commerce at C.E. Unterberg,
Towbin. He has five years of equity research experience covering both
the computer and Internet industries. Previously, Mr. Ries served as a
Vice President at Kaufman Brothers and as a Computer Industry Analyst at
Nomura Securities International. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil
Engineering from Lafayette College and an MBA from New York University’s
Stern School of Business.