Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> April 26, 1999

Computer Systems & Related Distribution : Walter J. Winnitzki – Hambrecht & Quist

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. Profile
TWST: Will you begin by telling us about the universe of companies that

you follow at Hambrecht & Quist?

Mr. Winnitzki: My coverage consists of the computer systems and