Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> August 9, 2001

Outlook For Optical Components: Conrad Leifur – U.s. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Inc

CONRAD W.LEIFUR is a Vice President of U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray and a Senior Research Analyst for the telecommunications equipment industry. Prior to joining the Equity Research department of U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, Mr. Leifur was a Senior Analyst with American Express Financial Corporation, where he covered telecommunications equipment stocks and other technology sectors. Mr. Leifur received a BA in Mathematics and Economics at Yale University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Profile
TWST: What goes into the definition of the optical components group?

What are the key trends and issues that affect it?

Mr. Leifur: I follow optical component and systems vendors that