Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> July 14, 2003

Cardiovascular Medical Devices: Keay Nakae – Wedbush Morgan Securities

Keay T. Nakae is a Vice President and Research Analyst with Wedbush Morgan Securities' Life Sciences Research Group, and currently focuses on medical device companies. His research provides coverage on innovative life-enhancing technologies. Prior to joining Wedbush Morgan Securities, he spent five years at ARCO in various corporate finance roles, including two years managing a portfolio of derivative financial instruments. Before ARCO, he spent five years at St. Jude Medical as an Engineer in cardiac pacemaker research and development. Mr. Nakae holds an MBA in Finance from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles and MS and BS degrees in Electronic Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Profile
TWST: What are you currently focusing on in the medical supplies and

devices area?

Mr. Nakae: Most of my coverage is centered on companies involved in

cardiovascular disease, so that includes