Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> April 12, 2004


AJIT PAI is a Vice President in the Research Department at Thomas Weisel Partners LLC, where he covers the applied technologies sector with a focus on the test and measurement industry. Previously, Mr. Pai worked in the Equity Research division of Lazard Frres & Co. LLC, covering the communication equipment and component industries. Prior to that, he was a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co., focusing on communications, financial services, and technology clients. At McKinsey, Mr. Pai contributed to Broadband! a joint publication with Sanford Bernstein, and a pioneering collaboration between investment research and strategy consulting. Mr. Pai received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Yale School of Management. At Yale University, he served as a John M. Olin Fellow, conducting research on markets and regulatory behavior and international telecommunications, and attended the university as a Tata scholar. Mr. Pai also received a Master of Architecture degree from the Yale School of Architecture, a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, and has operated an architecture design and build firm. Profile
TWST: Could we start with an overview of your coverage in the test and

measurement space?

Mr. Pai: Basically I cover about 12 companies within the test and

measurement instrument space, and