Samad Samana is a Vice President in the technology, media and telecom research group of FBR Capital Markets & Co., specializing in enterprise software. Before joining FBR Capital Markets & Co. in April 2011, Mr. Samana worked as an Associate Analyst at Morgan Keegan & Company in Memphis, Tennessee, covering enterprise hardware and enterprise software companies. Mr. Samana’s broad technology knowledge, comprehensive network of industry contacts, and six years of sellside research experience allow for a unique perspective into enterprise software companies. Mr. Samana received his B.A. in international studies from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is also a Level III CFA candidate.