John Pitzer is a Managing Director at Credit Suisse Group. He is the Global Technology Sector Head and Semiconductor Analyst providing primary research coverage for over 30 public companies. Mr. Pitzer joined Credit Suisse Group in March 2000 and has maintained a top-three Analyst ranking in external polls including Institutional Investor, Greenwich Survey and Bloomberg. Prior to joining Credit Suisse Group, Mr. Pitzer also held Analyst positions at Prudential Volpe Technology Group, Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown and Needham & Company, LLC. Mr. Pitzer holds a B.A. from Harvard University where he graduated magna cum laude. Profile
TWST: What are the trends that you've noticed are emerging this year?
Mr. Pitzer: In general, the biggest trend for the semiconductor sector this year is one of