Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> August 25, 2003

Outlook For Semiconductors: Daniel Scovel – Neehdham & Co

DANIEL K. SCOVEL joined Needham & Company in April 2000. He has an Electrical Engineering background, nearly 12 years of semiconductor industry experience and has been an Analyst on Wall Street for over five years. Mr. Scovel spent nearly 12 years in various technical sales and marketing roles at four different semiconductor firms located in Silicon Valley. He began his professional career in 1984 with Advanced Micro Devices, experienced two small start-up companies, and then spent the last six years of his industry tenure with Cirrus Logic, where he supported the firm's Japanese market development. He began his career as a Semiconductor Analyst with Fahnestock & Company in 1996. Mr. Scovel obtained his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle and his MBA, with an emphasis in Finance, from Santa Clara University, located in the San Francisco Bay area. Profile
TWST: What has gone on year to date from a market perspective with

regard to the semiconductor stocks?

Mr. Scovel: Year to date the Philadelphia Semiconductor (SOX) Index is

up 30%. In fact,