Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 2, 2005


DUSHYANT DESAI is a Senior Semiconductor Analyst at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin covering Comm IC and storage companies. Prior to joining CE Unterberg, Towbin, he was a Research Analyst at USBancorp Piper Jaffray covering semiconductors, PC and enterprise hardware companies. He has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and was a co- Founder and VP of Marketing at Ishoni Networks, a Santa Clara-based fabless semiconductor company providing broadband access solutions. Prior to that, he was at VLSI Technology, Clarity Systems and National Semiconductor in various marketing, sales and engineering management positions over a span of 16 years. He holds an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California and a BS in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay. Profile
TWST: What's gone on in the semiconductor space from a market

perspective so far this year?

Mr. Desai: At the very start of the year, things were looking pretty

good, and then there was a