Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 21, 2001

E-business Applications: Kaushik Shridharani – Bear, Stearns & Co.

Kaushik Shridharani, CFA, is a Managing Director in equity research with Bear, Stearns & Co., New York. He covers companies that provide e- business solutions for enabling the procurement, supply-chain management, customer-and supplier-relationship management and demand management processes of enterprises. His universe includes coverage of stocks such as Ariba, Commerce One, FreeMarkets, Clarus, Global Sources as well as companies outside of coverage such as Siebel Systems, i2 Technologies, Manugistics, Art Technology, Broadvision, ClickCommerce. Prior to joining Bear, Stearns in May 2000, he was a Vice President with the New York office of Salomon Smith Barney where he covered business e- commerce following three years with the Hong Kong office, where he covered Asia Pacific media and Internet companies. He also worked with UBS Securities from 1994 to 1996 covering Hong Kong media and technology companies. Prior to that he was a Senior Consultant with Andersen Consulting in New York and Chicago. Much of his work with Andersen was spent on projects dealing with automated workflow control for companies in the services sector. Mr Shridharani received his Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs in 1992, where he specialized in emerging-markets finance. His studies included internships in India and Korea, where he worked at Pohang Iron and Steel Company. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science in 1987. Profile
TWST: What are the e-business application companies? What trends and

issues are shaping their expectations?

Mr. Shridharani: E-business applications is a general term that refers

to solutions