Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> June 15, 2000

Outlook For Electronic Commerce : Stephen Franco – U.s. Bancorp Piper Jaffray

STEPHEN C. FRANCO is a Vice President of U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray and a Senior Research Analyst focused on the emerging electronic commerce industry. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Senior Analyst covering electronic commerce and Internet technologies at Pacific Growth Equities, a San Francisco-based investment research boutique. He also formerly served as Program Manager for the interactive commerce research practice at The Yankee Group, a leading technology consultancy and market research firm. Mr. Franco holds a BA in English and an MBA from Boston University as part of its accelerated five-year BA/MBA program. Profile
TWST: You are a pioneer in analyzing the electronic commerce industry

and its stocks.

Mr. Franco: Actually when I started at Piper Jaffray two years ago, I

defined myself as the electronic