Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> October 15, 2001

Outlook For Operating Systems Software: John Mcpeake – Prudential Volpe Technology Group

JOHN MCPEAKE is a Senior E-Development Software Analyst at Prudential Financial. He began his career at the firm as an Associate Equity Research Analyst alongside an Institutional Investor-ranked imaging analyst. Previously, Mr. McPeake was Chief Operating Officer of a $25 million division of Thomson Financial services, where he oversaw a staff of 35, including a team of 10 Programmers and Systems Engineers. At Thomson Financial, he was responsible for several large-scale commercial clients, server and client/server software projects. Mr. McPeake holds an AB from Hamilton College and an MBA from New York University. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by explaining what it is precisely that operating

systems software companies do?

Mr. McPeake: The way I like to look at the software industry and

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