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Roundtable Forum: Computer Software

SANJIV G. HINGORANI is a Managing Director and Equity Research Analyst at ING Baring Furman Selz where he provides research coverage of software companies. Previously, he was associated with Raymond James & Associates, Nomura Securities, Salomon Brothers and Intel Corporation. Mr. Hingorani received his Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bombay, India and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also attended the Stanford University Computer Science Graduate Program. He is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery, the New York New Media Association, and the IEEE. Mr. Hingorani includes reading, politics, and fundraising among his personal interests. Profile
DEBORAH KOCH is a Senior Vice President and Equity Investment Analyst at Scudder Kemper Investments. Previously, she was associated with Stein Roe & Farnham. Ms. Koch received her Bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Rhode Island and her MBA from DePaul University. A Chartered Financial Analyst, she is a member of the Investment Analyst Society of Chicago. Ms. Koch is married and enjoys spending her free time with her four children. Profile
CHARLES PHILLIPS has been President and a Director of Eye Dynamics, Inc., and its predecessor since its inception in 1998. Prior to forming OculoKinetics, Inc. (later Eye Dynamics, Inc.), Mr. Phillips operated Charles E. Phillips, Inc., a management and marketing consulting firm. His work has included assignments in marketing, operations and the initiation of startup ventures. He has over 40 years of management experience in both large and small firms. From 1974 through 1985, he was Executive Vice President and Director of Akai America, Ltd., a consumer electronics company. Prior to Akai America, he was President of a Division of Rheem Manufacturing Company. He spent 15 years with Rheem, rising from a salesman to a division level President. His management background has encompassed marketing, new product planning, sales, advertising, finance, accounting, manufacturing, quality assurance and distribution. Mr. Phillips was granted a BA in 1956 from George Pepperdine College, with an emphasis on Business and Speech Education. Profile
TWST: Let's start with the question that is on many minds: the United

States Justice Department's historic antitrust trial against Microsoft.

Deb, why should investors care?

Ms. Koch: