HAMPTON C. ADAMS, III, is an Executive Director in the Equity Research
Department of CIBC World Markets covering the Communications Software
sector. Mr. Adams has over six years of experience covering this sector,
first at ING Baring Furman Selz, then Volpe Brown Whelan and now at CIBC
World Markets. Prior to this, Mr. Adams spent 2.5 years in debt capital
markets at Citicorp Securities and three years in research with the
economic consulting firm of Laffer, Canto & Associates. Mr. Adams is
highly regarded within the investment community with such accolades as a
top five ranking for the Software ‘ Information Services sector in a
recent Reuters Survey of Investment Research, Sales and Trading. Mr.
Adams has a BS in Engineering from the University of Southern California
and an MBA from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business
Administration at the University of Virginia.