Walter J. Winnitzki

WALTER J. WINNITZKI, an analyst with Nicusa Capital Partners, has been a
research analyst and student of the computer industry and the major
companies in the sector for over 20 years. After spending the early part
of his career as a sellside technology analyst, Mr. Winnitzki has now
moved to the buyside. At Nicusa, a value oriented private equity
partnership, he evaluates investment opportunities in and outside the
computer and information technology market. He has an extensive
background as a computer analyst on Wall Street working at a number of
leading investment banking firms and has collaborated with the leading
IT advisory firm, META Group. His research coverage has included a wide
range of technology-related companies in various industry sectors
including PCs, enterprise systems, distribution, software and
peripherals. Prior to Nicusa, he was affiliated with First Albany, where
he was a Managing Director and Senior Analyst covering the computer
systems and distributions sectors of the IT industry. Prior to that, he
was affiliated with JP Morgan, (and its predecessor Hambrecht & Quist),
Paine Webber and Dillon Read & Co. He has received recognition in
various surveys of analysts, including the Wall Street Journal All-Star
Analyst team. He is frequently quoted in the press and has made numerous
guest appearances on television on such programs as: CNBC, CNN, Money
Line, Bloomberg, CNNfn, and Nightly Business Report. He received a BS
from St. Francis College and an MBA from Pace University. He is a
Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of
Security Analysts.