Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> June 2, 2017

Macro Demands and Innovation Remain Strong for Global Semiconductors

Gill, Rajvindra
Rajvindra Gill is a Senior Analyst at Needham & Company, LLC. Mr. Gill joined Needham & Company, LLC`s semiconductor research group in August 2008. Prior to the firm, he was an Analyst at Jefferies & Company, Inc. and Credit Suisse Group, where he covered the communication equipment and IT hardware industries, respectively. Before coming to Wall Street, Mr. Gill spent five years at Lucent Technologies, Inc. where he was a Business Development Manager in the mobile applications division and CFO for the SONET optical product line. According to, Mr. Gill has a five-star ranking among Wall Street analysts globally — ranked 37 out of 3,329 analysts, or in the top 1% — and generated an average stock return of 24% over a one-year period, per stock recommendation, with a 73% success rate during that time period. He has been interviewed on CNBC “Fast Money” for his insights on the semiconductor industry and is quoted extensively in leading business publications including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes and Reuters. Mr. Gill received a Master of Science in finance from Babson College and undergraduate degrees in finance and information technology from George Washington University. Profile
TWST: Tell us about your coverage and your broad outlook for the space.

Mr. Gill: We cover global semiconductors as well as a new sector which we're calling