David Beck

DAVID BECK is a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets where he
is a leader in the firm’s enterprise software investment research
efforts from New York. His focus includes enterprise software
companies in the areas of analytics, integration and content
management. Consistently a top ranked analyst over the last six
years, he ranked number one in the 1999 and 2000 Reuters
Institutional Investor survey and number one in the 1998, 1999
and 2001 Brendan Woods International survey for software
analysts. Also, as previewed in the February 2001 edition of
Upside Magazine, he achieved the highest one and three-year
return on stock recommendations from a peer group of 179 US
software analysts. Prior to becoming a financial analyst in 1994,
he gained several years of experience with Deloitte Consulting
and Nortel Networks. He is currently on the Board of Directors of
Cloakware Corporation, a private security software company. He
has also served on the Boards of Directors of Basis100 and CRS
Robotics. He is a Professional Engineer and holds an MBA from the
University of Western Ontario and a BSc (Engineering Physics)
from Queen’s University.