Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> June 11, 2001

Outlook For Communications Software: Hampton Adams, Iii – Cibc World Markets

HAMPTON C. ADAMS, III, is an Executive Director in the Equity Research Department of CIBC World Markets covering the Communications Software sector. Mr. Adams has over six years of experience covering this sector, first at ING Baring Furman Selz, then Volpe Brown Whelan and now at CIBC World Markets. Prior to this, Mr. Adams spent 2.5 years in debt capital markets at Citicorp Securities and three years in research with the economic consulting firm of Laffer, Canto & Associates. Mr. Adams is highly regarded within the investment community with such accolades as a top five ranking for the Software ' Information Services sector in a recent Reuters Survey of Investment Research, Sales and Trading. Mr. Adams has a BS in Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. Profile
TWST: What is communications software?

Mr. Adams: First of all, communications software consists of software

and systems that are sold to communications carriers (i.e., providers of