NITSAN HARGIL, Senior Technology Analyst at friedman, billings, ramsey
group, inc., and a chartered financial analyst, has more than 15 years
of experience in the technology and financial services industries.
Inside the technology industry, Mr. Hargil specialized in artificial
intelligence research, software quality assurance, and CAD/CAM software.
Later, in the financial services industry, he succeeded as a research
analyst at Lehman Brothers and Kaufman Bros, LP. As a result, Mr. Hargil
has become a well-known treasure in his field for successfully
integrating his deep understanding of security, storage and network
management software with his ability to provide credible, objective
research. Mr. Hargil has frequently appeared on CNN, CNNfn, CNBC,
Bloomberg TV, and other financial news shows to share his insight into
the technology companies on his coverage list. He has also been quoted
for his expertise in identifying and analyzing industry trends in
leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor's
Business Daily, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Fortune and
BusinessWeek. Mr. Hargil is a member of the Association for Investment
Management and Research and the New York Society of Security Analysts.
He received his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA Profile
TWST: Please tell us about your coverage and the events that have been
taking place in network software and security.
Mr. Hargil: In the network software space, we are still seeing