Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 2, 2011

The Pure-play Leaders In Application Software – Derrick Wood – Susquehanna Financial Group Lllp

Derrick Wood, CFA, joined Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP in 2010 as the Senior Analyst covering the enterprise software sector. He has been in software research since 2000. Most recently, Mr. Wood was a Senior Vice President at Wedbush Securities, which he joined in 2009 through its acquisition of Pacific Growth Equities, LLC. In 2000, Mr. Wood had joined Pacific Growth Equities, where he became a top-ranked Analyst. He also has experience in corporate finance at Wood, Warren & Co. Securities, LLC, and in international business at the United Nations in Switzerland. Mr. Wood earned a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Davis. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of your coverage areas, including some of the specific names you follow.

Mr. Wood: I cover the broader enterprise software market. It includes both application