Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> June 11, 2001

Outlook For Clecs: J. Cannon Carr, Jr. – Cibc World Markets

J. CANNON CARR, JR., is an Executive Director and Senior Equity Analyst in CIBC World Markets' wireline telecom services group. His primary area of coverage is emerging local broadband, including the CLECs and metro optical service providers, as well as the emerging international carriers. He has appeared on CNNfn, Bloomberg News, and CNBC, and has been quoted in publications such as Fortune and Dow Jones newswires. Prior to joining CIBC World Markets, Mr. Carr was an equity analyst at BancAmerica Robertson Stephens, where he helped cover the large telcos and major long distance carriers. From 1994 to 1997, he was a Senior Associate (1996-1997) and an Associate (1994-1996) at Coopers & Lybrand Consulting's Telecom and Media Group. His engagement experience included strategy design and process improvement on a national and international scale for four major telecom carriers, three equipment manufacturers, an international regulatory agency, and several emerging media providers. Mr. Carr has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Princeton University. Profile
TWST: What is your general overview of the CLEC group, your expectations

over the next 12-18 months?

Mr. Carr: CLECs and local metro broadband can be broadly defined as

companies trying to