Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> April 26, 1999

Information Technology Services : Dirk L. Godsey – Hambrecht & Quist

DIRK L. GODSEY is a Managing Director and Senior Analyst for JPMorgan H&Q. He joined the firm in 1986 and covers unique companies that are leveraging technology and proven business processes to create innovative service offerings targeting high growth markets. Mr. Godsey directs the efforts of several senior analysts dedicated to the analysis of information services, IT services, business process outsourcing, electronic commerce, and educational services companies in the commercial, financial, healthcare, and telecom sectors. As a senior analyst and managing director, Mr. Godsey has been actively involved in the initial public offerings of more than 70 companies, and currently focuses on the communications infrastructure services and e-business services markets. Prior to joining JPMorgan H&Q, he worked with Bechtel's consulting and systems planning group. He received a BS and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. Profile
TWST: Will you take a step back and tell us something about the

development of the information technology services industry?

Mr. Godsey: If you go back to the late 1970s and early 1980s,