Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> December 16, 2002

Online Media & Interactive Entertainment: James Preissler – Investec Inc

JAMES R. PREISSLER is Director of Digital Media Research at Investec Inc. and spearheads the company's efforts in that market sector. Formerly head of Internet equity research at PaineWebber, he established the largest Wall Street-sponsored Internet conference on the East Coast, with over 60 companies and 1,500 attendees, featuring his coverage of digital media, Internet software, Internet security, and Internet advertising and e-commerce. Prior to joining Investec, Mr. Preissler was a Founder of HelloAsia, a provider of CRM and e-marketing applications in the Asian marketplace. He holds a BA in history from Yale University. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a quick overview of your coverage in the

online area?

Mr. Preissler: I cover the online media companies such as Yahoo! (YHOO),

as well as interactive