Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> April 14, 2003

Internet & New Media: Youssef Squali – First Albany Corporation

Youssef H. Squali joined Jefferies & Company, Inc., in 2004 as a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst in the firm's Technology Equity Research group. He has over eight years of experience covering the Internet and new media industry sectors. Prior to joining Jefferies, he held similar positions at First Albany Capital, ING Barings and Laidlaw & Co., an asset management firm in New York. At Laidlaw, he invested in early funding rounds for select Internet startups and was instrumental in setting up market and run special purpose funds. Mr. Squali is the recipient of the Forbes/StarMine Award for Best Brokerage Analyst in Internet Software and Services for 2007, 2006 and 2005. He received an MBA in Finance from the Barney School of Business Administration at the University of Hartford and a BA in Economics from the American Business School of Paris, France. He also holds a Baccalaureate in Mathematics and Physics. Profile
TWST: Could you begin by talking about your coverage and what you

are focusing on now?

Mr. Squali: We focus on Internet and new media names, and while

that's somewhat broad, it really pertains