Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> May 24, 2004


Brian W. Foote, Senior Analyst, Graphics and Imaging at IRG Research, comes to IRG from Ryan Beck & Co. As lead analyst for value technology at Ryan Beck, he covered a range of technology companies from a value investor's perspective. He has also worked at The Chase Manhattan Bank and CIBC World Markets in various roles within the firms' debt capital markets divisions. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. A follower of Graham and Dodd who typically takes a contrarian view of the market, he focuses on what businesses are worth. He sees his role as uncovering whether the businesses themselves can generate real investment value, and where their real investment risk lies. Profile
TWST: Brian, can we start with a quick overview of the coverage you're

establishing at IRG Research?

Mr. Foote: The coverage that I'm establishing at IRG is an industry that

I call Graphics