Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 5, 2003

Telecom Equipment Outlook: Richard Schafer – Cibc World Markets

Schafer, Richard E.
Richard Schafer is Executive Director and an Analyst in CIBC World Markets' equity research department, where he has covered the telecommunications equipment industry, specifically optical networking and fiber optic components, for the past five years. Prior to joining CIBC World Markets, Mr. Schafer worked as a financial analyst and market researcher for Eurofon, Inc. & Co. KG Germany, a subsidiary of wireless test and measurement equipment manufacturer LCC, LLC. Mr. Schafer received his international MBA from the University of South Carolina and holds BS degrees in Finance and Multinational Business from Florida State University. Profile
TWST: May we start with a quick overview of your coverage?

Mr. Schafer: My coverage is primarily focused on the optical

networking subsegment of telecom equipment ' CIENA (CIEN),