Hans Mosesmann, Managing Director, Equity Research, at Raymond James & Associates, Inc., joined the company's technology group in June 2007 and focuses on the semiconductor sector. In 2010, he placed second in the Forbes Blue Chip Analyst survey for his coverage of this sector. He has covered this sector since 1996 and has worked as a Managing Director/Senior Technology Analyst for Schwab-Soundview Technology Group, Prudential Securities and Needham & Co. Before becoming an Equity Research Analyst, he spent 10 years working in strategic marketing and as a Sales Engineer for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., and Texas Instruments Inc. Mr. Mosesmann holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Florida and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland. Profile
TWST: The economy has been volatile. How do you think this is affecting the semiconductor space?
Mr. Mosesmann: The macro environment has clearly reduced the