Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> December 22, 2009

An Uplifting Outlook For The Video Game Space – Michael Pachter – Wedbush Securities

Pachter, Michael
Michael Pachter is Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst and Expert for Wedbush ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF at Wedbush Securities. Michael Pachter is a 20-plus-year industry veteran covering the entertainment software, entertainment retail, social internet, e-commerce and movies/entertainment sectors. Prior to his current role as Managing Director of Equity Research at Wedbush Securities, Mr. Pachter spent 15-plus years in various financial and management positions. Mr. Pachter has been repeatedly recognized as StarMine’s “Top Earnings Estimator” and WSJ’s “Best on the Street” and is often cited by global media publications evaluating tech companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Roku, Nintendo, etc. Mr. Pachter holds an MBA from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles, a Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University, an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s in political science from California State University, Northridge. Profile
TWST: Let's start with your overall outlook for video game or interactive entertainment software companies. What is your overall outlook for the industry and why?

Mr. Pachter: I think we are going to