Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> November 4, 1999

Computer Systems : Philip Rueppel – Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

PHILIP RUEPPEL is a Partner in the Investment Research Group of America's Growth Capital, focused on the software sector. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Rueppel was a Principal at T.A. Associates where he focused on Internet infrastructure investments, including storage, content management and systems management. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Senior Computer Systems Analyst covering the Internet infrastructure and computer systems sectors at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. In addition, he was a Senior Analyst covering computer systems companies at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Inc., and was an Engineering and Marketing Manager at Hewlett-Packard. Mr. Rueppel has an MBA from Harvard University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Yale University. He has completed both his Series 7 and 63. Profile
TWST: Could you begin by giving a definition of the sectors you cover

and a sense of how those sectors have been performing year-to-date?

Mr. Rueppel: Yes, the dominant sector I cover is