Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 27, 2003

Outlook For Application Software: David Hilal – Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc

David Hilal, director of technology research and senior analyst at friedman, billings, ramsey group, inc., leads the group responsible for providing insight into some of today's most dynamic global companies. Mr. Hilal is highly respected in the technology investment community, and has received the title of best stock picker in the Internet software and services sector by comes from both his dedication to providing targeted and objective research and his experience inside the technology industry. While at American Management Systems, a global information-technology consulting firm, he developed a deep understanding of the Internet, the software industry and their associated technologies. He managed and was responsible for the implementation of several enterprise software projects. Mr. Hilal earned his MBA in finance and his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and the Washington Society of Investment Analysts. He has received the chartered financial analyst designation. Profile
TWST: Would you start with a quick overview of your coverage?

Mr. Hilal: I cover the enterprise platform and application

software universe. The coverage list includes Ariba (ARBA), BEA